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 Albert Mark “Red” Ettinger

Albert Mark “Red” Ettinger

Birth
New Jersey, USA
Death 13 Nov 1984 (aged 84)
Sarasota, Sarasota County, Florida, USA
Burial Sarasota, Sarasota County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 19855 · View Source
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Military Figure. Albert "Red" Ettinger was one of the youngest (17 years old) National Guardsman to serve with "The Fighting 69th" in the First World War. At first he was a Motorcycle Dispatch Rider, then a member of a Stokes Mortar Company. In the 1950's he organized the Sarasota County Veterans Commission in Florida. In 1966 he started "Project Vietnam" with his wife Ardel. This organization sent care packages to troops in Vietnam that contained everything from tape and WD-40 to Beef Jerky, bubble gum and razor blades. He was given a citation from the Freedom Society for his work with "Project Vietnam" He was Co-Author with his son A. Churchill Ettinger of the book "A Doughboy With The Fighting 69th, A Remembrance Of World War I".

Bio by: Frank Russo


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  • Added: 28 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19855
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Albert Mark “Red” Ettinger (3 Apr 1900–13 Nov 1984), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19855, citing Sarasota Memorial Park, Sarasota, Sarasota County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .