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PFC Gilbert N Winkels

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PFC Gilbert N Winkels

  • Birth 19 Jul 1923 Mitchell County, Iowa, USA
  • Death 1 Oct 1944 Netherlands
  • Burial Le Roy, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
  • Memorial ID 74085638

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Private First Class Winkels
(Serial #37665302) served in the:

• United States Army
• 82nd Airborne Division
• 325th Glider Infantry Regiment
• Company G

His Army enlistment date / place was:
• March 13, 1943
• Camp Dodge in Herrold, Iowa

He was Killed In Action in:
Holland during World War II

His civilian occupation at enlistment was:
• Farm worker

He was the son of the late:
• Joseph "Joe" Winkels
Born: 02/12/1891
Mitchell, Mitchell County, Iowa
Died: 05/19/1992
Leroy, Mower County, Minnesota
• Christina Gerhartz Winkels
Born: 11/11/1894
Meyer, Mitchell County, Iowa
Died: 1985
Leroy, Mower County, Minnesota

He was the brother of the late:
• Elene Winkels
Born: 10/25/1915
Meyer, Mitchell County, Iowa
Died: 10/25/1915
Meyer, Mitchell County, Iowa
• Irene Catherine Winkels Thies
Born: 12/18/1916
East Lincoln Township, Mitchell County, Iowa
Died: 12/03/2013
Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo County, California
• Leona Marie Winkels Carroll
Born: 05/14/1918
Mitchell County, Iowa
Died: 03/13/1999
Austin, Mower County, Minnesota
• Edith Elizabeth Winkels Bissen
Born: 03/20/1921
McIntire, Mitchell County, Iowa
Died: 09/16/2015
Hayfield, Dodge County, Minnesota
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*** Burial information provided courtesy of ShaneO
on Monday 10/03/2011 ***

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***** NOTE *****

If anyone has factual knowledge regarding his:

• City of Birth
• Middle Name
• Additional biographical / family information


please send it via "Edit / Suggest A Correction" through this memorial. Thank you.

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  • Created by: KATHY
  • Added: 28 Jul 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 74085638
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Gilbert N Winkels (19 Jul 1923–1 Oct 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 74085638, citing Saint Patricks Cemetery, Le Roy, Mower County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by KATHY (contributor 47029945) .