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Sgt Richard Carl Winkler, Jr
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Birth: Feb. 15, 1920
Forest Park
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Mar. 2, 1945
Iwo Jima, Japan

US Marine Corps Platoon Sgt
WWII Veteran

The Chicago Tribune - April 15, 1945

MARINE VETERAN DIES OF WOUNDS RECEIVED ON IWO

Deceased Name: MARINE SGT. RICHARD C. WINKLER, JR.

MARINE SGT. RICHARD C. WINKLER, JR., 25, of 1042 Troost av., Forest Park, died March 2 of wounds received on Iwo Island, his father has been notified. He was a veteran of other Pacific battles including Guadalcanal and Bougainville. Sgt. Winkler, a graduate of Proviso Township High school, enlisted in the Marines in 1940. Survivors besides his father are two brothers, Al and Frank; and a sister, Rose Jean.

He was a member of Company I, 3rd Parachute Battalion, Amphibious Corps, Pacific Fleet, 28th Marine Regiment, 5th Marine Division. He died on Guam from wounds received on Iwo Jima.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Richard Winkler (1882 - 1949)
  Anna Winkler (1884 - 1927)
 
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Burial:
Forest Home Cemetery
Forest Park
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section: 57 Lot: 253
 
Maintained by: JimO
Originally Created by: Pennsylvania Lady
Record added: Mar 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50096421
Sgt Richard Carl Winkler, Jr
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