Soldiers Overview

Schultze, Merle Kenneth
Date of Birth August 23, 1925 
Hometown/County Shumway/Effinham County
State Illinois 
Rank Private 
ASN 36779509 
Unit  48th Armored Infantry Battalion 
Company/Troop Company A 
MOS Code 745, Rifleman 
KIA/DOW/MIA KIA, October 5, 1944, vicinity Overloon 
Last Duty Location October 5, 1944, vicinity Overloon 
Awards Purple Heart, Bronze Star 
Next of Kin

Earnie M. Schultze (Mother)
John F. Schultze (Father)
Ralph W. Schultze (Brother)
Otto W. Schultze (Brother)
Opal L. Schultze (Sister)
Freda Schultze (Sister)
Roy A. Schultze (Brother)
Max F. Schultze (Brother)
Garland A. Schultze (Brother)
Ruth E. Schultze (Sister)
Marguerite Schultze (Sister)

Erna Schultze (Sister)

Buried at USMC Henri-Chapelle, Belgium
Grave No. Plot E, Row 7, Grave 63 
Photo(s) Soldier: Joost Evertson
Grave: Werner van Osch
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