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Pvt Richard E. Fifer

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Pvt Richard E. Fifer

  • Birth 15 Nov 1924 Monoquet, Kosciusko County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 25 Oct 1944 France
  • Burial Body lost or destroyed, Specifically: At this point it is unknown to the contributer where the remains of Richard Fifer rest.
  • Memorial ID 52958110

World War II Soldier, Served in the 15th Infantry Division.
"Private, first-class, Richard E. Fifer, of Warsaw, a member of the army infantry division, seriously wounded on October 25, in France, was recently reported as having died that day, according to a telegram received by his mother. Pfc. Fifer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Fifer, 715 East Center street, would have been 20 years old November 15th, 1944. He had been overseas for the past 14 months, and served in the invasion of North Africa, Sicily and Italy. Fifer was born in Monoquet, in November 1, 1924, attended school in Leesburg and Warsaw, and was employed by the Warsaw Bottling Works. He entered the army on March 25, 1943, trained at Camp Wolters, Tex., and left the U.S. in August of last year."
Taken from the Warsaw Times Paper.

Major Lloyd E. Langford, assistant divison chaplin for the third Infantry, wrote the parents: "While his unit was in a successful operation against the enemy, he wa one of teh unfortunate to frall from enemy fire. His death was caused by shell fragments which struck him in the abdomen and back. He was a good soldier and had gained the respect and appreciation of all who knew him."
Taken from the Warsaw Times Paper.


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  • Created by: Eric Lowman
  • Added: 28 May 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 52958110
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Richard E. Fifer (15 Nov 1924–25 Oct 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 52958110, ; Maintained by Eric Lowman (contributor 46508697) Body lost or destroyed, who reports a At this point it is unknown to the contributer where the remains of Richard Fifer rest..