CAPTAIN GEORGE J.
OLIVER was born in 1909 to Joseph and Mary Oliver. His early days were
spent in Stratford NJ, where his father, a cashier for a motor car
company in 1930, had owned a home on Atlantic Avenue, next door to the
family of Samuel Priest. Their son, William
Priest, also would lose his life in the nation's service during
World War II. In 1930 George Oliver was working a s a clerk in a
warehouse, and his sister Catherine was a stenographer. The family later
moved to 226 Elm Street in Haddonfield.
George Oliver entered the Army early in 1942. He was commissioned as an officer and served in the Quartermaster Corps. On March 3, 1945, the Camden Courier-Post reported that he had been promoted to Captain, and was then serving at Camp Polk LA.
Captain Oliver died sometime in 1946. He was buried at Locustwood Burial Park in Cherry Hill NJ, and he is memorialized on the Haddonfield NJ War Memorial.
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