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 Richard R. Fiske

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Richard R. Fiske

Original Name Thomas Potts
Birth
Shelton, Mason County, Washington, USA
Death 10 Aug 1944 (aged 28)
La Croix-Avranchin, Departement de la Manche, Basse-Normandie, France
Burial Saint-James, Departement de la Manche, Basse-Normandie, France
Plot Plot J, Row 1, Grave 9
Memorial ID 8537837 View Source
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Actor. Best known for his appearances in several Three Stooges shorts, most notably as the hot-tempered drill sergeant in "Boobs In Arms." He was killed while fighting in World War II, having reached the rank of 1st Lieutenant. He posthumously received a Purple Heart, Bronze Star, and other honors.


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1 LT 9 INF 2 DIV
CALIFORNIA

Gravesite Details Entered the service from California


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  • Originally Created by: T W Zimmerman
  • Added: 20 Mar 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8537837
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/8537837/richard-r.-fiske : accessed ), memorial page for Richard R. Fiske (20 Nov 1915–10 Aug 1944), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8537837, citing Brittany American Cemetery and Memorial, Saint-James, Departement de la Manche, Basse-Normandie, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .