Saturday, July 30, 2016

PVT Thomas H. Kilchenmann

PVT Thomas H. Kilchenmann was born 13 Sep 1925 in Dickey County, to Alfred and Emma (Williams) Killchenmann.  Alfred's parents were natives of Switzerland. The family of 7 farmed in Dickey county. 

After entering service, Thomas was sent to Europe and transferred from the replacement depot to I Company 116th Infantry on 23 Jul 1944.  PVT Kilchenmann was killed in action on 30 Jul 1944.

PVT Kilchenmann was repatriated and is buried in Oakes View Cemetery in Oakes, South Dakota. 

Older brother Charles E. Kilchenmann served in the army from 1942-1945.

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