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 Lawrence E. Merold

Lawrence E. Merold

Birth
Tower City, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 8 Apr 1943 (aged 39)
Tunisia
Burial Fairlawn, Summit County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 10193388 · View Source
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Lawrence E. Merold grew up at 1275 N. Main Street in Akron, Ohio. He attended Findley Elementary School and graduated from North High School in January of 1927.

He was the son of Patrick Merold and Victoria Klinger. He had two brothers: Harry D. and Rufus M. and four half brothers: William, Charles N., John A., and Albert H. He was married to Wilma V. Schnegg.

Larry entered military service on 03/07/1941 in the US Army where he was a Warrant Officer Junior Grade. Service Company, 18th Infantry Regiment, 1st "Big Red One" Infantry Division, Service # W2117935.

He was killed In Action 8 April 1943 in a Non-Battle incident in Tunisia. While driving his commanding officer and three others to an unknown location orders were given to proceed through a known minefield. A mine was struck and Larry was killed. All other occupants of the vehicle survived. Buried at Rose Hill Burial Park in Akron, OH. He was thirty-nine years old at the time of his death.



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  • Originally Created by: N8QNH
  • Added: 30 Dec 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10193388
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lawrence E. Merold (24 Jul 1903–8 Apr 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10193388, citing Rose Hill Burial Park, Fairlawn, Summit County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .