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PFC Gilbert N Winkels
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Birth: Jul. 19, 1923
Mitchell County
Iowa, USA
Death: Oct. 1, 1944, Netherlands


Private First Class Winkels
(Serial #37665302) served in the:

United States Army
82nd Airborne Division
325th Glider Infantry Regiment
Company G

His Army enlistment date / place was:
March 13, 1943
Camp Dodge in Herrold, Iowa

He was Killed In Action in:
Holland during World War II

His civilian occupation at enlistment was:
Farm worker

He was the son of the late:
Joseph "Joe" Winkels
Born: 02/12/1891
Mitchell, Mitchell County, Iowa
Died: 05/19/1992
Leroy, Mower County, Minnesota
Christina Gerhartz Winkels
Born: 11/11/1894
Meyer, Mitchell County, Iowa
Died: 1985
Leroy, Mower County, Minnesota

He was the brother of the late:
Elene Winkels
Born: 10/25/1915
Meyer, Mitchell County, Iowa
Died: 10/25/1915
Meyer, Mitchell County, Iowa
Irene Catherine Winkels Thies
Born: 12/18/1916
East Lincoln Township, Mitchell County, Iowa
Died: 12/03/2013
Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo County, California
Leona Marie Winkels Carroll
Born: 05/14/1918
Mitchell County, Iowa
Died: 03/13/1999
Austin, Mower County, Minnesota
Edith Elizabeth Winkels Bissen
Born: 03/20/1921
McIntire, Mitchell County, Iowa
Died: 09/16/2015
Hayfield, Dodge County, Minnesota

*** Burial information provided courtesy of ShaneO
on Monday 10/03/2011 ***


***** NOTE *****

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Saint Patricks Cemetery
Le Roy
Mower County
Minnesota, USA
Created by: KATHY
Record added: Jul 28, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74085638
PFC Gilbert N Winkels
Added by: Deanna Bustad
PFC Gilbert N Winkels
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Added by: K. Pike
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- Deanna Bustad
 Added: Oct. 14, 2011
Thank you for your World War II service and sacrifice to our country, Private Winkels! May you rest in eternal Heavenly peace! You have certainly earned it!
 Added: Jul. 28, 2011

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