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John William Dietz
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Birth: Jun. 16, 1890
Shelbyville
Shelby County
Illinois, USA
Death: Mar. 23, 1969
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA

Served in WWI as a Mechanic in Co. H 130th Infantry.
He carried messages back & forth under heavy fire & was awarded a Silver Star. The details of the citation has not been located yet. This act & recognition alone makes him a very Honored family member. He is my 1st Cousin. 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Burrett Dietz (1862 - 1939)
  Laura Alice Rockett Dietz (1872 - 1956)
 
 Sibling:
  John William Dietz (1890 - 1969)
  Floyd William Dietz (1908 - 1991)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
JOHN W. DIETZ
ILLINOIS
MECH CO. H 130TH INFANTRY
wORLD WAR I
JUNE 16, 1890 MARCH 23, 1969
 
Note: 1 brother-Floyd william Dietz Mem.#65913437. 2 Wives, 1. Clara Smith marr. in 1912 2. Nellie May Cox marr. 30 Dec 1920
 
Burial:
Glenwood Cemetery
Shelbyville
Shelby County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Kathy
Record added: Jun 20, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 71678331
John William Dietz
Added by: Lois (Steinberg/Schade)Adams(Gregory)andDaughters
 
John William Dietz
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Rev. Dale Sims
 
 
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Your Navy Veteran Cousin
- Kathy
 Added: Oct. 31, 2013
 
 
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