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SSGT Gordon Robert Lossing

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SSGT Gordon Robert Lossing

  • Birth 15 Oct 1918 St. Clair County, Michigan, USA
  • Death 22 Feb 1945 Germany
  • Burial Avoca, St. Clair County, Michigan, USA
  • Memorial ID 26690063

Gordon Robert Lossing was the son of Howard Lossing and Verena Pohly.

Gordon graduated from Yale High School with the class of 1936. He entered the service June 13, 1941 and trained at Camp Polk, Louisiana; a camp in North Carolina; Camp Young, California; Camp Adair, Oregon; and Fort Leonardwood, Missouri. On October 23, 1944, in Peck, Michigan, while home on furlough, Gordon married Doris Marguerite Frostick. He was sent overseas in December of 1944 and went directly into action with the Seventh Army. Gordon was reported missing on February 22, 1945. His wife received a letter on April 10th from a member of the 111th Division telling her that Gordon had died from wounds in a German hospital where the soldier had helped care for him.


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SSGT 275 Inf 70 Inf Div
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  • Maintained by: Red
  • Originally Created by: Kelly F
  • Added: 8 May 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 26690063
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SSGT Gordon Robert Lossing (15 Oct 1918–22 Feb 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 26690063, citing Spring Hill Cemetery, Avoca, St. Clair County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Red (contributor 47105291) .