|Birth: ||May 6, 1912|
|Death: ||Jul. 31, 1953|
Busan Metropolitan City, South Korea
THE FREDERICK NEWS-POST, AUGUST 10, 1953
M. Sgt. Bollinger Heart Attack Victim
Master Sergeant Charles R. Bollinger, 41, son of Theodore W. Bollinger, of Emmitsburg, died of a heart attack in Korea July 3l, according to a telegram from the Defense Department, received his wife, Mrs Marie Cox Bollinger, Baltimore. No details concerning the death have been received by the Bollinger family.
Sgt. Bollinger was a veteran of 17 years in the Regular Army and had had foreign duty in China, India, and Hawaii as well as in Korea. He never had been wounded, his father said.
He was graduated from the Emmitsburg High School, Kiski preparatory school, and the Gettysburg college in 1935.
Besides his wife and father he is survived by one brother Theodore W. Bollinger, and one sister, Mrs. Jane Gingell, both of Emmitsburg.
Dates/places of service:
1936-1938: Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.
1940-1946: Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD, Camp Claiborne, LA, Fort Benjamin Harrison, IN, Camp Beale, CA, Karachi, India.
1949-1953: Fort Knox, KY, Camp Pickett, VA, Pusan, Korea
Medals and Awards:
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign, American Defense Service, National Defense, American Campaign 41-45, Victory WWII, Good Conduct, United Nations Korean Service, Korean Service, Expert Rifleman Badge, with bars for Bayonet, Small Bore, Machine Gun, and Automatic Rifle
Graduated Emmitsburg High School 1929. Attended Gettysburg College 1932-1935 on athletic scholarship, playing baseball. Graduated with BA in History. Worked for his father in Emmitsburg as butcher prior to joining army.
Marie Virginia Cox Bollinger (1907 - 2004)
CWO, US ARMY
Baltimore National Cemetery
Plot: N, 0, 2662
Maintained by: Cari Aiken
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Feb 25, 2000
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