PFC Robert John Kempf

PFC Robert John Kempf

Birth
Renville County, Minnesota, USA
Death 24 Feb 1945 (aged 19)
Burial Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France
Plot Plot B, Row 24, Grave 18
Memorial ID 56373427 · View Source
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Thanks to Jan Dalhquist for addtional information.

His father was William Kempf. William was born March 17, 1887 in Wauwatosa, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA to Julius & Ottilie (Ceman) Kempf. No additional information about him known at present.

His parents were divorced.

William Kempf's father (Robert's grandfather) was Julius Kempf. William's mother was Ottilie Ceman. Julius remarried in 1891 to Augusta Falk.

Robert enlisted May 19, 1943 in Fresno, California.

He served in the European Theatre as a Private First Class in the 222nd Infantry Regiment, 42nd Infantry Division.

He was awarded the Purple Heart with Oakleaf Cluster and other Army medals.


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Gravesite Details Entered the Service from California.

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  • Maintained by: LCM
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56373427
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Robert John Kempf (1 May 1925–24 Feb 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56373427, citing Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial, Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France ; Maintained by LCM (contributor 47133551) .