BG John Edinger Linch

Photo added by Karl Stelly

BG John Edinger Linch

  • Birth 6 Jan 1912 Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
  • Death 15 Sep 1967
  • Burial Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Plot Section 3, Site #1336
  • Memorial ID 44134728


John Edinger Linch served as a Brigadier General in the United States Marine Corps Reserve.

He was a son of Edward P. and Mabel E. Linch.

He served during World War II.

He enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps on April 7, 1930.

He served with the 1st Marine Division for a substantial part of his career in the Marines.

He received his discharge from the Marine Corps on June 4, 1946 at the U.S. Naval Base in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

He was originally from Waterbury, Connecticut.

He was a recipient of the Bronze Star Medal.

He was interred in the Gettysburg National Cemetery on September 29, 1967.


Inscription


JOHN
EDINGER
LINCH
PENNSYLVANIA
BRIG GEN
USMCR
WORLD WAR II
JANUARY 6 1912
SEPTEMBER 15 1967
BSM

Gravesite Details Section 3, Row 5, Position 15

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  • Created by: Karl Stelly
  • Added: 9 Nov 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 44134728
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for BG John Edinger Linch (6 Jan 1912–15 Sep 1967), Find A Grave Memorial no. 44134728, citing Gettysburg National Cemetery, Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Karl Stelly (contributor 47103588) .