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Corp Donald M. Kretsinger
Birth: Oct. 6, 1947
Illinois, USA
Death: Nov. 8, 1967
Tam Kỳ
Quang Nam, Vietnam

Cpl. USMC. 1st. Squadron Leader, 1st Platoon M-Co. 3/5 was killed after stepping on a booby trapped 105 mm Artillery round during Operation Essex. Purple Heart. Donnie was a graduate of Leaf River High School class of 1966. Wall Panel 29E - Line 51,

Additional battle information was injured in triangular gunfire in Operation SWIFT arm was burned with napalm Sept. 4-15, 1967.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Kenneth L. Kretsinger (1906 - 1948)
  Jesse V. Nichols Kretsinger (1906 - 1982)
 
Note: LAN. CORP. USMC (Killed in Vietnam)
 
Burial:
Silver Creek Cemetery
Leaf River
Ogle County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: David Lee Zellers
Record added: Dec 31, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 7045638
Corp Donald M. Kretsinger
Added by: David Lee Zellers
 
Corp Donald M. Kretsinger
Added by: David Lee Zellers
 
Corp Donald M. Kretsinger
Added by: David Lee Zellers
 
 
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Thank you for your great sacrifice in preserving our country's freedoms. I will honor you in the only way that I can . . . by remembering you always. May you rest in peace.
- Charles A. Lewis
 Added: Nov. 19, 2012
GODSPEED
- Jeannie
 Added: Jul. 3, 2011
For Corp Donald Kretsinger, in memory and thanks.
- V
 Added: May. 16, 2011
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