Combs, George Nelson

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George Nelson Combs was born Thursday January 31, 1924, the son of Ralph W. Combs and Edna A. Conquist (Cronquist) (1896 - 1972). His brother was



George Combs was in the Air Force in both World War II and Korea.

George N. Combs, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Combs of RD 6, has heen promoted to staff sergeant. A drill press operator, Sergeant Combs enlisted in the air corps, Dec. 12. 1942, and attended school for gunners at Fort Myers, Fla., and the school for aircraft mechanics at Seymour Johnson field, NC. An engineer-gunner in a Liberator bomber, he has been overseas two months.

Schenectady Gazette - August 12, 1944

U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 about George N Combs[1]
Name: George N Combs
Birth Year: 1924
Race: White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country: New York
State of Residence: New York
County or City: Schenectady

Enlistment Date: 12 Dec 1942
Enlistment State: Pennsylvania
Enlistment City: Altoona
Branch: Air Corps
Branch Code: Air Corps
Grade: Private
Grade Code: Private
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
Component: Army of the United States - includes the following: Voluntary enlistments effective December 8, 1941 and thereafter; One year enlistments of National Guardsman whose State enlistment expires while in the Federal Service; Officers appointed in the Army of
Source: Civil Life

Education: 4 years of high school
Civil Occupation: Semiskilled machine shop and related occupations, n.e.c.
Marital Status: Single, without dependents
Height: 66
Weight: 128


Marriage & Children


Knox Cemetery
JAN 31 1924 - MAY 9 1986

George N. Combs died May 9, 1986


None found.

Social Security

George Combs: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) Death Record[2]

Name: George Combs
State of Issue: New York
Date of Birth: Thursday January 31, 1924
Date of Death: May 1986
Est. Age at Death: 62 years, 3 months
Last known residence:
City: Altamont; Thompsons Lake
County: Albany
State: New York
ZIP Code: 12009
Latitude: 42.7090
Longitude: -74.0262

Census Record

1930 United States Federal Census about George N Combs[1]

Name: George N Combs
Gender: Male
Birth Year: abt 1924
Birthplace: New York
Race: White
Home in 1930: Warwick, Orange, New York
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Marital Status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Son
Father's Name: Ralph W Combs
Father's Birthplace: New York
Mother's Name: Edna A Combs
Mother's Birthplace: New York
Household Members:
Name Age
Ralph W Combs 33
Edna A Combs 33
Charles D Combs 69
George N Combs 6

1940 United States Federal Census about George N Combs[1]

Name: George N Combs
Age: 16
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1924
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: New York
Marital Status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Son
Home in 1940: Berne, Albany, New York
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Street: Fithian Hill Road
Inferred Residence in 1935: Berne, Albany, New York
Residence in 1935: Same Place
Resident on farm in 1935: Yes
Sheet Number: 10A
Attended School or College: Yes
Highest Grade Completed: High School, 3rd year
Weeks Worked in 1939: 0
Income: 0
Income Other Sources: No
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Ralph Combs 43
Edna A Combs 43
George N Combs 16
Edwin R Combs 9

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