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PFC Lee H Unger
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Birth: Feb. 12, 1914
Mowersville
Franklin County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Nov. 9, 1944, France

Mrs. Esther Unger, 312 East Orange Street, received a telegram from the War Department Monday morning stating that her husband, Pfc. Lee H. Unger, died of wounds received in action in France on November 9. She previously received word that he was slightly wounded in action on that date. Pfc. Unger was a member of the Armored infantry.

He was born at Mowersville on February 12, 1914, and has lived in this vicinity his entire life. Previous to entering the service on October 25, 1943, he was employed at the Letterkenny Ordnance Depot. He trained at Camp Chaffee, Arkansas, before embarking for foreign duty in July of this year.

Pfc. Unger has been awarded the expert combat infantry badge in October of this year.

Surviving besides his wife are a daughter, Arlene, age 2; his father, H.S. Unger, McConnellsburg; two brothers, Clarence of Shippensburg, Alvin of Orrstown; and two sisters, Mrs. Samuel Bettinger, Newburg, and Alma Unger, Chambersburg.

News Chronicle, Shippensburg
December 1944 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Henry Scott Unger (1879 - 1962)
  Anna Belle Henry Unger (1885 - 1932)
 
 Spouse:
  Esther L Brandt Kegerreis (1914 - 2002)*
 
 Siblings:
  Edna M Unger Stitt (1905 - 1988)*
  Helen M. Unger (1907 - 1923)*
  Alvin D. Unger (1910 - 1976)*
  Clarence E. Unger (1912 - 1956)*
  Lee H Unger (1914 - 1944)
  Mildred Unger Guyer (1917 - 1972)*
  Elma L. Unger Horn (1923 - 2011)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Entered the service from Pennsylvania.
 
Burial:
Lorraine American Cemetery and Memorial
Saint-Avold
Departement de la Moselle
Lorraine, France
 
Maintained by: Sherry
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56661784
PFC Lee H Unger
Added by: Marshall and Mary McIntyre
 
PFC Lee H Unger
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Added by: CarolBee
 
 
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You are not forgotten. Thank you.
- Sherry
 Added: Nov. 9, 2013
Thank you for your sacrifice and your service.
- Sherry
 Added: Apr. 17, 2013

- Jill
 Added: Nov. 11, 2010
 
 
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