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PFC Herman W. Kampwerth
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Birth: Jun. 2, 1919
Clinton County
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 29, 1943, Tunisia

United States Army Private First Class Kampwerth was Carlyle, Illinois', second victim of World War II. His death near Tunisia April 29, 1943, was more than a year before the invasion of France and preceded offensives by the United States in the Pacific. Herman entered service before Pearl Harbor and was 23 when killed. Herman served with the 6th Armored Infantry.

Herman's remains were returned to Carlyle, Illinois, for services June 7, 1945, at St. Mary's.

He is survived by his parents, Gerhard and Josephine Kampwerth; seven brothers, Urban, Norbert Joseph, Cornelius, Francis, Roland and Gerald; and four sisters, Sister M. Leonida, Mrs. Louis Seiffert, Mrs. Ray Diekemper and Jo Agnes. 
Family links: 
  Gerhard Kampwerth (1890 - 1977)
  Josephine Rakers Kampwerth (1896 - 1986)
  Veronica Kampwerth (1916 - 1991)*
  Regina A. Kampwerth Seiffert (1918 - 2004)*
  Herman W. Kampwerth (1919 - 1943)
  Urban Henry Kampwerth (1921 - 2006)*
  Norbert George Kampwerth (1923 - 1999)*
  Joseph Kampwerth (1926 - 2010)*
  Leonilda M Kampwerth Diekemper (1928 - 2015)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Marys Cemetery
Clinton County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Jill
Record added: Dec 01, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16873548
PFC Herman W. Kampwerth
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PFC Herman W. Kampwerth
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PFC Herman W. Kampwerth
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- The Rakers Family
 Added: Mar. 2, 2014

- Jill
 Added: Aug. 25, 2013
Thank you Herman for your service and courage -- ILLINOIS PFC 6 ARMED INF WORLD WAR II
- tombstonegal
 Added: Nov. 16, 2012
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