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BG John Edinger Linch
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Birth: Jan. 6, 1912
Waterbury
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Sep. 15, 1967


John Edinger Linch served as a Brigadier General in the United States Marine Corps Reserve.

He was a son of Edward P. and Mabel E. Linch.

He served during World War II.

He enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps on April 7, 1930.

He served with the 1st Marine Division for a substantial part of his career in the Marines.

He received his discharge from the Marine Corps on June 4, 1946 at the U.S. Naval Base in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

He was originally from Waterbury, Connecticut.

He was a recipient of the Bronze Star Medal.

He was interred in the Gettysburg National Cemetery on September 29, 1967. 
 
Inscription:

JOHN
EDINGER
LINCH
PENNSYLVANIA
BRIG GEN
USMCR
WORLD WAR II
JANUARY 6 1912
SEPTEMBER 15 1967
BSM
 
Note: Section 3, Row 5, Position 15
 
Burial:
Gettysburg National Cemetery
Gettysburg
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section 3, Site #1336
 
Created by: Karl Stelly
Record added: Nov 09, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44134728
BG John Edinger Linch
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BG John Edinger Linch
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BG John Edinger Linch
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Brigadier General, United States Marine Corps Reserve
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