Roy Edward Edminster

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  • Name: Roy Edward Edminster
  • Location of Birth: Wirt, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: November 24, 1929
  • Date of Death: May 27, 2014 (84 years old)
  • Parents: George Franklin Edminster and Helen Marie (Radinske) Anker
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  • Highest Rank: SGT (Sergeant)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Military Highlights:
    Roy was a medic of the 5th Infantry Regiment.

    Information found in a newspaper article (name of newspaper and date of article are missing)

    Private Roy E. Edminster, son of Helen Anker of Wirt has graduated from the basic airborne course of the Infantry School as a qualified parachutist. The course is designed to train officers and enlisted personnel as qualified parachutists and glider men. Students are required to make five jumps from an airplane, including one jump with full equipment.

  • Wars Involved:
    Korean Conflict

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  • Civilian Life:
    Roy was raised in Wirt, Minnesota.

    In 1954, Roy married Leona Caroline Maness and they had two children together, Debra and Kevin.

    Roy was preceded in death by his daughter Debra Fae Edminster and his wife, Leona Caroline Edminster. He is survived by his son, Kevin.

    Roy died in Grand Rapids, Minnesota and is buried in Wirt Cemetery at Wirt, Minnesota.

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