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Wittekindt, Sgt. Glen A.

Wittekindt

Sgt. Glen Arthur Wittekindt 
Born: 4 March 1921 – Oak Park, Illinois 
Parents: Henry H. Wittekindt & Attie Amundsen-Wittekindt 
Siblings: 1 sister, 1 brother 
Home: 
– 712 Chicago Avenue, Maywood, Illinois 
Education: 
– Lincoln School 
– Proviso Township High School 
– Class of 1938 
– Illinois Institute of Technology 
– Bachelor of Science – 1943 
Occupation: mechanical engineer – Armstrong Brothers Tool Company- Chicago, Illinois 
Selective Service Registration: 16 February 1942
Contact Person: Henry H. Wittekindt – father
Inducted: 
– 1943 
Serial Number: Unknown 
Training: 
– California 
– combat engineer 
Unit: C Company, 173rd Combat Engineer Battalion 
Engagements: 
– Aguni 
– Korea 
– Battle of Leyte 
– Battle of Okinawa 
– contracted a disease 
Died: 
– 7 October 1946 
– Hines Veterans Administration Hospital. Hines, Illinois 
Buried: 
– 10 October 1946 – Acacia Park Cemetery – Chicago, Illinois 

 

 

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