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Corp George William Rumpilla, Jr
Birth: Jun. 28, 1917
Drums
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Feb. 27, 1945
Iwo Jima, Japan


☆♰ World War II - Killed in Action ♰☆

Served in the U.S. Marine Corps - Killed in action during the Battle of Iwo Jima - Awarded the Purple Heart

George was the oldest of ten children born to George and Anna Eckrote Rumpilla. He entered the service from Pennsylvania, and served as a Corporal on the USS Wichita. He was wounded while fighting at Saipan. He was killed in action during the Battle of Iwo Jima and was awarded the Purple Heart for paying the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom.

George's family placed a cenotaph memorial marker for him in Alberts Cemetery, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.
 
 
Burial:
Honolulu Memorial *
Honolulu
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA
Plot: Tablets of the Missing
*Cenotaph [?]
 
Created by: Star Kline
Record added: Dec 01, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 10021326
Corp George William Rumpilla, Jr
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I know that "Thank You" can never be enough, but thank you for your service to our country, and for paying the ultimate price for our freedom.
- Star Kline
 Added: Jul. 31, 2014
On Independence Day, I thank you for helping to keep us safe as "one nation under God"
- Star Kline
 Added: Jul. 3, 2014
With honor and respect. ★☆★
- sniksnak
 Added: Jun. 28, 2014
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