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Pvt John Henry Voight

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Pvt John Henry Voight

  • Birth 18 Oct 1927 Indiana, USA
  • Death 4 Jun 1951 South Korea
  • Burial Hammond, Lake County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 99691409

Rites Saturday For Whiting War Victim

Final rites for Pvt. John H. Voight, 23, of 1535 Steiber St., Whiting, who was fatally wounded last June in Korea, will be held Saturday in the Baran chapel, 1230 119th St., Whiting, at 1:30 p.m. Rev. Emerald Olson will officiate. Burial will be in Elmwood cemetery. Military services will be conducted at the graveside by Whiting American Legion Post 80 which will hold memorial services Friday at 8 p.m. in the chapel. The body will arrive Thursday in Whiting. Friends may visit at the chapel after 2 p.m. Thursday. Young Voight, son of Mrs. Julia Voight, died June 4, 1951, the day after being wounded on the battlefront. He was a member of Co. A of the 19th regiment. He served in the U.S. Navy in the late stages of World War II from July 1945, to July, 1946. From then until he was inducted into the army he worked at the Standard Oil Co. He was a graduate of Whiting High school, class of 1945. Voight was a member of Post 80, Whiting Elk lodge 1273, and the Plymouth Congregational church. Survivors include the mother, Mrs. Julia Voight; one brother, Brice; one sister, Mrs. Donald Bauer; two nieces; one nephew; all of Whiting, and grandfather, Henry T. Voight of Mt. Carmel. Ill. (The Hammond Times, Hammond, IN, Wednesday, November 14, 1951, p. 37, Col. 5)


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JOHN HENRY VOIGHT
INDIANA
PVT 19 INF 24 INF DIV
WORLD WAR II KOREA
OCT 18 1927 JUNE 4 1951

Gravesite Details Place of birth & death, link to parents provided by: Dan Stevenson (#47015440)

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  • Created by: mokennehan
  • Added: 27 Oct 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 99691409
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt John Henry Voight (18 Oct 1927–4 Jun 1951), Find A Grave Memorial no. 99691409, citing Elmwood Cemetery, Hammond, Lake County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by mokennehan (contributor 47119719) .