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Omar Lawrence Lidie
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Birth: Aug. 27, 1918
Thurmont
Frederick County
Maryland, USA
Death: Apr. 6, 1992
Redwood
Jefferson County
New York, USA

Met his wife Anna Alma Susanne Maul while serving in Germany during WWII. She was a German citizen and on her own wandering the country at the end of the war, only 19 years old and in need of help. They fell in love and were married in Riesa, Saxony, Germany. Omar arranged to fly her to the USA in 1948. Their first child was born in Germany in 1947.

Military Service Details:
Enlisted 4 Aug 1942, at Fort Hayes, OH
Motor Transportation NCO
Military Qualifications: Riffle SS
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
Fought in Northern France and Central Europe
American Theater Ribbon
European Theater Ribbon, two bronze stars
Victory Medal
Highest rank: Master Sargeant (E-8)
Honorable Discharge
283rd Engineer Combat Battalion
Discharged: 9 Feb 1946
Enlistment 2: 1 Mar 1946
Discharged 2: 30 Mar 1954 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Russell Edward Lidie (1889 - 1961)
  Rosa Ellen Diehl Lidie (1893 - 1970)
 
 Spouse:
  Anna Susanne Maul Lidie (1926 - 2002)
 
 Children:
  Gail Ann Lidie Hoeve (1951 - 1998)*
 
 Sibling:
  Ralph Edward Lidie (1916 - 1989)*
  Omar Lawrence Lidie (1918 - 1992)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Per his request, no marker was created for his burial.
 
Burial:
Lidie Burying Ground
Redwood
Jefferson County
New York, USA
 
Maintained by: KBStewart-Family
Originally Created by: KBStewart
Record added: Feb 23, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 105722733
Omar Lawrence Lidie
Added by: KBStewart
 
 
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