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MSGT George Alexander Altenbach
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Birth: Jan. 27, 1917
Pittsburgh
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Mar. 5, 1975
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA


George A. Altenbach served as a Master Technical Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps during World War II.

He was a son of Edward F. and Josephine (Knipp) Altenbach.

He entered active service with the U.S. Marine Corps on November 17, 1941 at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

He served in Marine Fighting Squadron 218 (VMF-218) "The Hellions" from October 15, 1944 to August 10, 1945.

He received his discharge from the Marine Corps on November 23, 1945 at the U.S. Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point, North Carolina.

He was originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

He was married to Elizabeth Altenbach.

He was interred in the Gettysburg National Cemetery on March 10, 1975. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Altenbach (1909 - 1986)
 
Inscription:

GEORGE A
ALTENBACH
MT SGT
US MARINE CORPS
WORLD WAR II
JANUARY 27 1917
MARCH 5 1975
 
Note: Section 3, Row 7, Position 7
 
Burial:
Gettysburg National Cemetery
Gettysburg
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section 3, Site #1515
 
Created by: Karl Stelly
Record added: May 03, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51968297
MSGT George Alexander Altenbach
Added by: Karl Stelly
 
MSGT George Alexander Altenbach
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MT Sergeant, United States Marine Corps
- Karl Stelly
 Added: Jun. 25, 2016
Flag of the State of Pennsylvania
- Karl Stelly
 Added: Jun. 24, 2016
Marine Fighting Squadron 218 (VMF-218), ("The Hellions"), United States Marine Corps
- Karl Stelly
 Added: Jun. 23, 2016
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