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MSGT George Alexander Altenbach

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MSGT George Alexander Altenbach

  • Birth 27 Jan 1917 Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 5 Mar 1975 Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
  • Burial Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Plot Section 3, Site #1515
  • Memorial ID 51968297


George A. Altenbach served as a Master Technical Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps during World War II.

He was a son of Edward F. and Josephine (Knipp) Altenbach.

He entered active service with the U.S. Marine Corps on November 17, 1941 at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

He served in Marine Fighting Squadron 218 (VMF-218) "The Hellions" from October 15, 1944 to August 10, 1945.

He received his discharge from the Marine Corps on November 23, 1945 at the U.S. Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point, North Carolina.

He was originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

He was married to Elizabeth Altenbach.

He was interred in the Gettysburg National Cemetery on March 10, 1975.


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GEORGE A
ALTENBACH
MT SGT
US MARINE CORPS
WORLD WAR II
JANUARY 27 1917
MARCH 5 1975

Gravesite Details Section 3, Row 7, Position 7

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  • Created by: Karl Stelly
  • Added: 3 May 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 51968297
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for MSGT George Alexander Altenbach (27 Jan 1917–5 Mar 1975), Find A Grave Memorial no. 51968297, citing Gettysburg National Cemetery, Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Karl Stelly (contributor 47103588) .