|Birth: ||Nov. 19, 1897|
|Death: ||Jun. 27, 1963|
WORLD WAR I VETERAN
Edward Kunz is the son of Frank and Barbara Kunz. Edward was born on 19 November 1897 in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, while his parents both were born in Checkolovakia.
He enlisted in the united States Army on 26 August 1918 at Racine, Wisconsin. His military records indicate him to be 5'6" tall with fair complexion. It further indicates that he had served with the 2nd Company, 1st Training Batallion, 158th Depot Brigade at Camp Sherman in Ohio. He served there until his honorable discharge, after 3 months and 17 days of service, on 11 December 1918 at Camp Sherman, as a private.
Edward claimed, in his Washington Veterans Home record, that he had never married, and had no children.
He spent time in two Veterans homes in Washington State. First being the Washington Old Soldiers Home in Orting, Washington, from 28 August 1947 until 14 February 1950, when he was voluntarily discharged. Later he applied and was accepted to the Washington Veterans Home at Retsil, Washington. ere he remained from 3 October 1950 until his death at their hospital on 27 June 1963.
He is buried in the Washington Veterans Home Cemetery at Retsil, Washington.
WISCONSIN PVT US ARMY WORLD WAR I
Washington Veterans Home Cemetery
Plot: Section 92, Lot 13
Maintained by: Souza
Originally Created by: Margie & Bob von M
Record added: May 26, 2009
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