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Pvt Viekko L Wirkkala

Pvt Viekko L Wirkkala

Birth
Finland
Death 7 Feb 1944 (aged 26–27)
Italy
Burial Nettuno, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy
Plot E Row 2 Grave 47
Memorial ID 56315922 · View Source
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Son of John F. & Ida Wirkkala who resided in Newport, New Hampshire.

Viekko served as a Private, 95th Evacuation Hospital, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Sullivan County, New Hampshire prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on December 23, 1942 in Manchester, New Hampshire. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed in the manufacture of textiles and also as Single, without dependents.

Viekko was "Killed In Action" in Italy during the war.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 31265365

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56315922
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Viekko L Wirkkala (1917–7 Feb 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56315922, citing Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial, Nettuno, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .