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1st Sgt. Gottlieb George Knoll


Born: 25 September 1915 - Bellwood, Illinois

Parents: George Knoll & Marie J. Ott-Knoll

Siblings: 2 sisters, 3 brothers

Nickname: "Gal"

Home:

    - 204 South Fourth Avenue - Maywood, Illinois

Education:

    - St Paul Lutheran School

    - Proviso Township High School

        - Class of 1933

Enlisted:

    - 23 January 1940

        - U. S. Army Air Corps

Serial Number: 06731140

Training: 

    - Fort Sheridan, Illinois

    - Great Bend, Kansas

    - Smoky Hill Army Airfield - Salina, Kansas - 1 August 1943 

Unit: 

    - 794th Bomb Squadron, 468th Bombardment Group, 20th Army Air Force

        - Headquarters Company 

Engagements:

    - India

        - July 1944

        - he and his brother, Seaman Alex Knoll, were reunited for a day and a half visit

Died:

    - 18 October 1944 - truck accident - China

Buried: 

    - Concordia Cemetery - Forest Park, Illinois


 

 

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