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Russell W Vocila
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Birth: Apr. 26, 1921
Garfield Heights
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA
Death: Nov. 20, 1943

"Uncle Russ"
Russell W. Vocila was born April 26, 1921, in Garfield Heights, Ohio and was of Romanian ancestry. He enlisted in the Marine Corps on September 22, 1942, and was thereafter sent to fight in the Pacific. On 20 November 1943, Russell was killed in action against the enemy. After the battle Russell was listed as MIA. His remains were among the unidentified dead taken to Schofield Barricks, Hawaii, where in December 3, 1948 the remains "Unknown x-264" wre identified as his and sent for burial to Arlington National Cemetery. Memorial services were held there on May 12, 1949. Russell was presented with the Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic Pacific Campaign medal, Victory medal WWII, and the Purple Heart.
 
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 34
 
Created by: Linda Holder
Record added: Jun 11, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14573290
Russell W Vocila
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Russell W Vocila
Added by: Anne Cady
 
Russell W Vocila
Added by: Linda Holder
 
 
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- Linda Holder
 Added: Sep. 16, 2006
 
 
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