Fentress, George Linwood

Title

Fentress, George Linwood

Last Name

Fentress

First and Middle Name

George Linwood

Hometown

Princess Anne County, Virginia

County and/or State

Princess Anne County, Virginia

Birth Date

June 29, 1880

Parents

George W . and Sarah Naomi Duncan

Spouse(s)

Elizabeth Howard of Norfolk, Virginia (married on June 19, 1902)

Children

R. Woods Fentress (Born April 30, 1903)

VPI Graduating Class

VPI Class of 1899

Graduated

Yes (obtained a B.S.) and then an M.S.

Service Branch

Army (Reserve Officers)

Unit

Company D, 314th Infantry, 79th Division - then transferred to Company M, 1st Pioneer Infantry

Rank

Began as a student officer and then promoted to 1st Lieutenant on November 22, 1917

Military Events

First went into action in August 1918 in Serges, France and participated in the following offensives:
  • Marne-Aisne
  • Aisne-Oise
  • Meuse-Argonne

Battles or Engagements

  • Marne-Aisne
  • Aisne-Oise
  • Meuse-Argonne

Occupation

Became a Special Agent for Pan American Life Insurance Company after the war

Files

George Linwood Fentress WW1 Questionaire - VPI Class of 1899 - Page 1.tif
George Linwood Fentress WW1 Questionaire - VPI Class of 1899 - Page 2.tif
George Linwood Fentress WW1 Questionaire - VPI Class of 1899 - Page 3.tif

Citation

“Fentress, George Linwood,” VPI in World War I, accessed December 17, 2018, http://vpiworldwarone.lib.vt.edu/items/show/1061.

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