Edward B. Geihtbrock or Giehtbrock

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  • Name: Edward B. Geihtbrock or Giehtbrock
  • Location of Birth: Chaska, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: December 15, 1889
  • Date of Death: July 31, 1966 (76 years old)
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  • Highest Rank: PVT (Private)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Military Highlights:
    Edward served in the Coast Artillery Corps during World War I.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War I

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  • Civilian Life:
    Edward settled in the area 55 years ago.

    He was a member of the American Legion and VFW posts in Deer River, Minnesota.

    Survivors include three brothers, Frank, Joseph, and Henry; and a sister, Mrs. Mary Froembgen.

    Edward died at his home in Ball Club, Minnesota and is buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot C-B-23-1-5)

    Last name might be misspelled on the grave marker--it could be Giehtbrock.

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