George, age 18, registered for the draft 9 March 1945. He lived in Colton, Minnehaha, South Dakota; Mrs. P.D. Bliss (mother); he's a high school studen and part-time movie projectionist in a theater in Humboldt, South Dakota. George is 5'10-1/2", 165 lbs, with blue eyes.
He enlisted June 1945 and re-enlisted until his death.
Enlistment Date / Discharge Date
25 June 1945 / 3 Feb 1946 - Honorable
4 February 1946 / 3 Feb 1949 - Honorable
4 February 1949 / 3 Feb 1952 - Honorable
4 February 1952 / 3 Feb 1958 - Honorable
4 February 1958 / 16 March 1962 - Died in Service
George married Helen Hoffman in 1947 in Fort Sill, Oklahoma—a U.S. Army post. Both were 20 years old and their mothers signed in acceptance of the marriage.
George's mother applied for George's headstone and his widow, Helen F Bliss of Waelder, Texas, was notified. George has a cenotaph at Woodlawn Cemetery, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, South Dakota, USA.
IN MEMORY OF SFC GEORGE WILLIAM BLISS
US ELM MAAG
1930 - Colton, Minnehaha, South Dakota
Amali Bliss, 39, Head, owns home, had a radio, widowed, Wisconsin, parents-Norway
Donald John Bliss, 5 Son, South Dakota
George William Bliss, 3, Son, South Dakota
Catherine Bliss, 19 Adopted Daughter, South Dakota
Constance Bliss, 16 Adopted Daughter, South Dakota
1940 - Colton, Minnehaha, South Dakota
Amalie Bliss, 49 Head, widowed, Wisconsin, trained nurse, nursing home
↑ U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011. draft card
↑ Oklahoma, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1890-1995 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2016. Marriage Record
↑ U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1970 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012. 
Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/143976680/george-william-bliss : accessed 14 May 2021), memorial page for SFC George William Bliss (6 Mar 1927–16 Mar 1962), Find A Grave: Memorial #143976680, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, South Dakota, USA; Maintained by Dr Marie C.Karban DVM ret (contributor 46774003).