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PFC James Richard “Jim” Michels

PFC James Richard “Jim” Michels

Birth
Riverside, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death 17 Jan 1982 (aged 63)
Riverside, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Hillside, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Plot Section 36, Block 32, Lot 32, Grave 3
Memorial ID 6210596 · View Source
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United States Marine Corps Private. During the battle for the Island of Iwo Jima, Pfc. Michels reached the summit of Mount Suribaci, but did not participate in either the original flag raising, or in the iconic flag raising photograph by Joe Rosenthal.

Bio by: Erik Lander


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Erik Lander
  • Added: 24 Feb 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6210596
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC James Richard “Jim” Michels (18 Jan 1918–17 Jan 1982), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6210596, citing Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery, Hillside, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .