Fred Earl Birch,, Jr.

Army Badge
  • Name: Fred Earl Birch, Jr.
  • Location of Birth: Holcombe, Wisconsin
  • Date of Birth: May 11, 1916
  • Date of Death: March 8, 1960 (43 years old)
  • Parents: Fred Birch, Sr. and Mrs. Birch
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  • Highest Rank: PFC (Private First Class)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Military Highlights:
    He served with Minnesota Headquarters Company 475 Infantry.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    The family came to Itasca County many years ago and settled in the Dora Lake area. Several years ago Fred moved to Grand Rapids, Minnesota and then to California.

    Survivors besides his father are his wife, Mary Ann; three daughters, Mrs. Darlene Heinzer, Mrs. Jeanne Smith, and Mrs. Marietta Linder; a son, Fred Birch III; three sisters, Mrs. Walter Fox, Sr., Mrs. Martin Zaic, and Mrs. John Evanoff; four brothers, Noble, Gene, Walter, and Ray.

    Buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot I-C-23-1-8)

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