Sgt. Frederick Paul Schonerstedt 348035 KIA
Sgt. Frederick Paul Schonerstedt 348035 USMC KIA. He was born on March 5, 1920 in Mills, New Mexico the son of Otto Alvin Schonerstedt, and Annie Malinda Schonerstedt, the husband of Sue Waller, and the brother of 2nd Lt. Arline C. Schonerstedt, of Georgetown Texas. He was a graduate of Georgetown High School. He entered the Marines, in 1942, at the time of his enlistment he was living in Waco Texas and working for Robertson Ice Cream Company. He was 5 feet 9 inches tall weighed 145 Poundshad brown eyes and brown hair. He trained at Camp Lejeune, N.C. He served in Company I, 23rd Marines, 4th Marines Division in the Marshalls and Saipan. He was Killed in Action on June 15, 1944 at the age of 24. He was awarded the Pres. Citation the Purple Heart Medal (PHM), The American Campaign Medal, the Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal (PTO), and the World War Two Victory Medal. His body was returned to Texas in 1949 and interned at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.
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