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LTC Edgar Robert Fenstemacher
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Birth: May 14, 1919
Elkland
Tioga County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 4, 1992
Gainesville
Alachua County
Florida, USA

Age: 73y 4m 20d


PARENTS:
1894-1948 Fenstemacher, Ralph Edward
1899-1981 Rice, Ella Mae


MARRIAGE-1: 12/06/1941 Age 22y 6m 22d
1920-1970 Roof, Patricia Ann


CHILDREN:
Twin Daughters


MARRIAGE-2: 1963
Burton, Virginia M


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[All articles: Ancestry.com. Provo, UT U.S.]

U. S. School Yearbooks: 1939, 1940
about Captain E R Fenstemacher


Name: Captain E R Fenstemacher
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1920
School: Clemson Agri. & Mech. College
School Location: Clemson, South Carolina
Yearbook Title: Taps
Year: 1939 pg 135, 194, 364
Year: 1940 pg 64*, 204, 378

[Pg 64: Directory of Graduates]

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U. S. School Yearbooks: 1944
about Edgar R Fenstemacher


Name: Edgar R Fenstemacher
School: Fort Bragg
School Location: Fort Bragg, North Carolina
Yearbook Title: Century 100 Infantry
Division Pictorial Yearbook
Year: 1944 pg 182

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New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
about Edgar R Fenstemacher


Name: Edgar R Fenstemacher
Arrival Date: 28 Sep 1945
Port of Departure: Le Havre, France
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Ship Name: Queen Mary

[Rank: Captain]

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MILITARY SERVICE:
WWII & Korea
End Rank: US Army Lt. Col.

METALS:

SILVER STAR
Per headstone.

U.S., Korean War Casualties, 1950-1957
about Edgar Fenstemacher


Name: Edgar Fenstemacher
Race: White
Home State: Michigan
Casualty Date: 16 Jul 1950
Casualty Country: South Korea
Casualty Type: Returned to Duty (FECOM)
Group: Returned to Duty (FECOM)
Branch: Infantry
Component: USA - RA (Reg Army)
Rank: Captain
Pay Grade: Captain
Previous Detail: Seriously wounded in action by missile
Disposed Date: 20 Sep 1950
Organization: In Div - 24th
Element Sequence: Cv Div Cav Regt Inf
Unit #: 0019
Service Occupation: 01524
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The Stars and Stripes
Thursday, August 24, 1950
Pg 4, Col 5

"Four officers were named as recipients of the Silver Star in orders issued by the 24th Inf Div and 8th Army Hq in Korea.

Officers awarded the Silver Star are...:
Capt Edgar Fenstemacher, of Lexington, S.C. and Hudson, Mich., attached to 19th Inf Reg. Hq.

Disregarded Fire

Fenstemacher was cited for disregarding heavy enemy rifle and automatic weapons fire near the Kum River July 16 while directing his men."
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The Morning Herald
Uniontown, PA
Wednesday, August 30, 1950
Pg 6, Col 2

Officer Cited by MacArthur

"Captain Edgar R Fenstemacher, a frequent visitor at the home of his aunt, Mrs. F.M. Van Dyke of 167 Scaright avenue, has been awarded the Silver Star, General MacArthur's headquarters announced recently.

Captain Fenstemacher risked his life in heavy enemy fire to evacuate his wounded, successfully saved his unit from almost certain annihilation, the citation reads in part.

His mother, Mrs. Ralph J. Fenstemacher of Hudson, Mich., recently returned to this country by plane from Japan where she visited Captain Fenstemacher's wife, Patricia, and his twin daughters."
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PURPLE HEART
Per headstone
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COMMAND:
Newspaper: The Stars and Stripes
Thurday, July 17, 1958
Pg 9, Col 5

The Army

"Lt. Col Edgar R Fenstemacher has taken the job of chief of 7th Army maintenance inspection teams, coming from duty with the 502d Inf of the 2d Abn Battle Gp."

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U. S., Department of Veterans Affairs
BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010
about Edgar Fenstemacher


Name: Edgar Fenstemacher
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 14 May 1919
Death Date: 4 Oct 1992
Branch 1: ARMY
Enlistment Date 1: 11 Nov 1940
Release Date 1: 14 Dec 1945
Branch 2: A
Enlistment Date 2: 7 Jan 1948
Release Date 2: 30 Nov 1967

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OBITUARY:

EDGAR ROBERT FENSTEMACHER, age 73, died on October 4, 1992, at North Florida Regional Hospital, Gainesville, Alachua County, Florida.

He was born on May 14, 1919, in Elkland, Tioga County, Pennsylvania, the son of Ralph Edward Fenstemacher, Sr. and Ella Mae Rice.

He was a resident of Lake City, Columbia County, FL, and was survived by his wife, Virginia M. Burton Fenstemacher.

Disposition at Forest Meadows Crematory, Gainesville, FL.

Informant - Mrs. Fenstemacher.

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 Parents:
  Ella Mae Rice Fenstermacher (1899 - 1981)
 
 Spouse:
  Patricia Ann Roof Fenstemacher (1920 - 1970)*
 
*Calculated relationship

LT, US ARMY
 
Burial:
Florida National Cemetery
Bushnell
Sumter County
Florida, USA
Plot: MB, 0, 69
 
Maintained by: J Martin
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Feb 25, 2000
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LTC Edgar Robert Fenstemacher
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