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Sgt Rudolph L Keplinger
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Birth: Jun. 9, 1922
Maryland, USA
Death: May 24, 1945

Rudolph served as a Sergeant, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Washington County, Maryland prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on December 16, 1942 in Baltimore, Maryland. He was noted as being employed as a sheet metal worker and also as Married.

Rudolph "Died Of Wounds" received in action during the war and was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 33389641

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He also has a "Cenotaph" in the Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown, Maryland.

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His brother, PFC Howard D. Keplinger, was also "Killed In Action" during the war and was also awarded the "Silver Star".

( Bio: by Russ Pickett )

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Family links: 
 Parents:
  Howard Clayton Keplinger (1887 - 1956)
  Lona Etta Widdows Keplinger (1885 - 1963)
 
 Siblings:
  John Edward Keplinger (1909 - 1956)*
  Ruby Irene Keplinger Huff (1913 - 2006)*
  Charles Albert Keplinger (1915 - 1999)*
  Ethel Louise Keplinger Geaslen (1917 - 2003)*
  Howard Donald Keplinger (1919 - 1945)*
  Howard Donald Keplinger (1919 - 1945)*
  Rudolph L Keplinger (1922 - 1945)*
  Rudolph L Keplinger (1922 - 1945)
  Herschel Leon Keplinger (1927 - 2002)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Entered the service from Maryland.
 
Burial:
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial
Manila
Metro Manila
National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot: B Row 4 Grave 138
 
Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56773175
Sgt Rudolph L Keplinger
Added by: South Africa War Graves Project
 
Sgt Rudolph L Keplinger
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Added by: Paul Hyde Schott
 
 
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- Ancestral Sleuth
 Added: Nov. 21, 2013
Awarded the "Silver Star" !
- Russ Pickett
 Added: Mar. 29, 2013

- Russ Pickett
 Added: Mar. 29, 2013
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