Monday, October 8, 2018

CPL Walter A. Menzel

courtesy of SoilSister
CPL Walter A. Menzel was born in October 1897 in James City County, Virginia the first of 7 children to be born to George Earnest and Susie Frances (Gary) Menzel. George was a fisherman.

After entering the service, Walter was assigned to G Company 116th Infantry. He was transported to France with his unit aboard the USS Finland which departed Hoboken, New Jersey on 15 Jun 1918.  CPL Menzel was killed in action on 8 Oct 1918.

CPL Menzel rests forever in the Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery

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