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Pvt Richard E. Fifer
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Birth: Nov. 15, 1924
Monoquet
Kosciusko County
Indiana, USA
Death: Oct. 25, 1944, France

World War II Soldier, Served in the 15th Infantry Division.
"Private, first-class, Richard E. Fifer, of Warsaw, a member of the army infantry division, seriously wounded on October 25, in France, was recently reported as having died that day, according to a telegram received by his mother. Pfc. Fifer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Fifer, 715 East Center street, would have been 20 years old November 15th, 1944. He had been overseas for the past 14 months, and served in the invasion of North Africa, Sicily and Italy. Fifer was born in Monoquet, in November 1, 1924, attended school in Leesburg and Warsaw, and was employed by the Warsaw Bottling Works. He entered the army on March 25, 1943, trained at Camp Wolters, Tex., and left the U.S. in August of last year."
Taken from the Warsaw Times Paper.

Major Lloyd E. Langford, assistant divison chaplin for the third Infantry, wrote the parents: "While his unit was in a successful operation against the enemy, he wa one of teh unfortunate to frall from enemy fire. His death was caused by shell fragments which struck him in the abdomen and back. He was a good soldier and had gained the respect and appreciation of all who knew him."
Taken from the Warsaw Times Paper.
 
 
Burial:
Body lost or destroyed
Specifically: At this point it is unknown to the contributer where the remains of Richard Fifer rest.
 
Created by: Eric Lowman
Record added: May 28, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52958110
Pvt Richard E. Fifer
Added by: Eric Lowman
 
 
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Thank you for your service and sacrifice in World War II.
- Eric Lowman
 Added: May. 28, 2010
 
 
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