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PFC David Donald Kottler
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Birth: Aug. 25, 1925
Cleveland
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA
Death: Dec. 13, 1944, Philippines

PFC David D. Kottler USMCR was killed when a Kamikaze hit the USS Nashville CL-43 during the Liberation of the Philippines. The Nashville was serving as the Flagship of a Task Force assigned to seize Mindoro Island. The Kamikaze struck amidships almost on top of the antiaircraft guns manned by 38 of the 41 Marines assigned to the ship's Marine Detachment, 25 were KIA, 3 were mortally wounded and 10 were WIA. 
 
Burial:
Bet Olam Cemetery
Beachwood
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Bnai Jeshurum Section 2 Row 8 Grave 33
 
Created by: Rodney Parker
Record added: Mar 29, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67634751
PFC David Donald Kottler
Added by: Scott P Dann
 
PFC David Donald Kottler
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- SSgt W. R. Parker USMC Retired
 Added: Mar. 29, 2011
 
 
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