1LT Carl Herman Dorschel

1LT Carl Herman Dorschel

Birth
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Death 16 Aug 1944 (aged 31)
France
Burial Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Plot Section E
Memorial ID 30927390 · View Source
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Son of Charles and Emma Johanna Peplow Dorschel. Killed in action in the invasion near Sisteron, France. Awarded the Distinguished Service Cross, Bronze Star Medal, Silver Star and Purple Heart.

LT. C. H. DORSCHEL'S
FUNERAL ON SATURDAY

Funeral services for First Lieut. Carl. H. Dorschel, who was killed in action in France, Aug. 16, 1944, will be held at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Sixth and Jackson Streets, with the Rev. Sterling F. Bashore, pastor, officiating. Interment will be in Riverview Cemetery.

Lieutenant Dorschel, who served with Company "C," 141st Infantry, was the son of Charles and Emma Pieplow Dorschel, 1103 West Fifth Street. His mother was the organizer and first president of the Gold Star Mothers of Delaware, and is a member of Unit 1, Mothers of World War II.

Born in Wilmington July 11, 1913, Lieutenant Dorschel attended school here and before entering the service he was in the metal roofing business with his father. He was a member of Eden Lodge, No. 34, I. O. O. F.; Christine Encampment, No. 12, I. O. O. F., and Zion Lutheran Church. He was unmarried. He is survived by his parents and two aunts, Mrs. Furman G. Cole of Atlantic City, N. J., and Miss Mary Dorschel of Wilmington.

Friends may call at the Hirzel Funeral Home, Elmhurst, Friday night.

(Wilmington, Morning News, Wilmington, DE, 20 Apr 1948 (Tuesday), Page 4)


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  • Created by: Tedd Cocker
  • Added: 27 Oct 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 30927390
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 1LT Carl Herman Dorschel (11 Jul 1913–16 Aug 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 30927390, citing Riverview Cemetery, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Tedd Cocker (contributor 47025283) .