Tuesday, August 30, 2016

PVT Walter Richard Starsoneck

courtesy of Miles M.
PVT Walter Richard Starsoneck was born 15 Sep 1917 in Baltimore, Maryland. He was the youngest of Richard and Hilda I. (Herald) Starsoneck's 2 children. His father was a butcher. Walter would not go beyond grammar school.

Walter was drafted in December 1943. After his basic military training he was sent to the European theater and transferred from the replacement depot to L Company 116th Infantry on 7 Aug 1944. PVT Starsoneck was killed in action as the regiment fought to liberate Brest on 30 Aug 1944.

PVT Starsoneck was repatriated in 1948 and re-interred in the Baltimore National Cemetery in Baltimore, Maryland.

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