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Pvt Richard Omega Kantz
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Birth: Feb. 2, 1921
Death: Dec. 23, 1944

World War II
Killed In Action

*This is not a burial location it is a Memorial War Marker*

Lafayette, Indiana
Compiled and Contributed by Joan Rodenberger

Kantz, Pvt. Richard O. Killed in Belgium - 23 Dec 1944 (See 4 May 1945 paper)

U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
Name: Richard O Kantz
Birth Year: 1921
Race: White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country: Michigan
State of Residence: Indiana
County or City: Tippecanoe
Enlistment Date: 6 Mar 1944
Enlistment State: Indiana
Enlistment City: Fort Benjamin Harrison
Branch: No branch assignment
Branch Code: No branch assignment
Grade: Private
Grade Code: Private
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
Source: Civil Life
Education: Grammar school
Civil Occupation: Electricians
Marital Status: Married
Height: 00
Weight: 000

World War II and Korean Conflict Veterans Interred Overseas
Name: Richard O Kantz
Inducted From: Indiana
Rank: Private
Combat Organization: 8th Tank Battalion 4th Armoured Division
Death Date: 23 Dec 1944
Monument: Ardennes, France
Last Known Status: Missing
U.S. Awards: Purple Heart Medal

See Also: Find A Grave Memorial# 23758474
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This Memorial Is Dedicated To All Those From Tippecanoe County Who In The Armed Service Of All Wars Made The Supreme Sacrifice In Defense Of Our Country. This Memorial Was Sponsored By The Tippecanoe County Post # 1154 Veterans Of Foreign Wars Of The USA and Assisted By Citizens And Organizations Of This County May 30, 1949. 
Tippecanoe County War Memorial
Tippecanoe County
Indiana, USA
Created by: familyroots04
Record added: Dec 12, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102063055
Pvt Richard Omega Kantz
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Pvt Richard Omega Kantz
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Pvt Richard Omega Kantz
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