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PFC Eugene Martin "Gene" Andree
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Birth: Mar. 3, 1924
Clay County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Feb. 19, 1945
Iwo Jima
Tokyo Metropolis, Japan

Born in Oakport Township. Attended Oak Mound School. U. S. Marines WWII. Wounded on Saipan Island and was awared the purple heart in 1945. He was killed on Iwo Jima Island. Gene was a lifelong member of Oak Mound Congregational Church and was baptized and confirmed there. (Associational quote: "We'll call me Oscar and you'll be Louie").

OBITUARY
Memorial Sunday

On Sunday at 3:15 p. m. in the First Congregational church memorial services will be held for Marine Private First Class Eugene Andree, 21, son of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Andree, rural Moorhead, who was killed on Iwo Jima. He was born on March 3, 1924, and attended Oak Mound and Moorhead High school. He entered service in November, 1943, and served at Camp Pendleton, Calif., and Hawaii prior to participation in the battles at Saipan and Tinian. He was wounded on June 13, 1944, on Saipan and received the purple heart. Surviving are his parents and two sisters, Mrs. Roy Brendemuhl and Miss Mildred Andree. The American Legion will attend in a body and Reverend N. W. Klooze will officiate at the service. Merlyn Akers will be soloist and Dorothy Deems will be organist. A. J. Wright and Sons funeral home will be in charge of arrangements. 
 
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 Parents:
  Oscar Hilmer Andree (1888 - 1968)
  Bessie Marie Gee Andree (1901 - 1989)
 
 Siblings:
  Adeline Marie Andree Brendemuhl (1922 - 2001)*
  Eugene Martin Andree (1924 - 1945)
  Mildred Lucille Andree Olson (1925 - 2014)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Mound Cemetery
Kragnes
Clay County
Minnesota, USA
Plot: Lot 24, grave 6
 
Maintained by: Oak Mound
Originally Created by: sleuthesthedead
Record added: Oct 27, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60711990
PFC Eugene Martin Gene Andree
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PFC Eugene Martin Gene Andree
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PFC Eugene Martin Gene Andree
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 Added: Jan. 28, 2012
 
 
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