1st Battalion Killed in Action

 

A Company

 

 

The names are arranged chronologically.

Click on an underlined name to go to that Soldier's personal page.

A star ( * ) in front of a name indicates there is a photo of that Soldier.

Pre-WWII listings include rank

WWII listings include rank and hometown (or home county)

Panel numbers on the right indicate that Soldier's location
on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C.

Abbreviations:

KIA = Killed in Action
DOD = Died of Disease ( a phrase used to describe any non-battle death,
used in the late 19th Century and early 20th Century)
DOW = Died of Wounds
FOD = Finding of Death ( missing, declared dead)
MIA = Missing In Action

 

 

 

 

 

Indian Wars

 

1870

 

Cornelius Bowler.....08/31/70 - Private - DOD

 

1873

 

Patrick Connor.....02/21/73 - Corporal - DOD

 

1879

 

Charles Mc Caffrey.....04/30/79 - Private - DOD

 

1884

 

Enoch Wood.....06/22/84 - Private - DOD

William Leukel.....11/24/84 - Private - DOD

 

1887

 

Albert G. Hines.....05/13/87 - Corporal - DOD

 

1891

 

John Ahern.....08/18/91 - Private - DOD

 

1892

 

William E. Bruce.....02/27/92 - 2nd Lieutenant - DOD

 

1894

 

Thomas J. Dennehy.....02/21/94 - Private - DOD

 

1896

 

William Smith.....03/14/96 - Private - DOD

* Horace G. Hambright.....04/15/96 - 2nd Lieutenant - DOD

 

 

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War With Spain

 

1898

 

Samuel Bennett.....07/01/98 - Private - KIA

Henry Niesen.....08/11/98 - Private - DOD

Richard A. Walsh.....08/19/98 - Private - DOD

 

 

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Philippine Insurrection & Moro Wars

 

1899

 

Charles S. Slemmons.....01/06/99 - Private - DOD

Frank B. Johnston.....10/06/99 - Private - DOD

Dimitric C. Buck.....12/05/99 - Private - DOD

Kenneth M. Rodenberger.....12/08/99 - Private - DOD

 

 

1900

 

Maurice Cain.....02/05/00 - Private - DOD

Wiley M. Tudor.....03/31/00 - Private - DOD

Perry G. Ethridge.....06/03/00 - Private - KIA

George J. Godfrey.....06/03/00 - Captain - KIA

Herbert E. Ellis.....06/11/00 - Private - DOD

 

 

1901

 

Patrick Mellon.....02/27/01 - Private - DOD

Alexander McCook.....06/04/01 - Private - DOD

John J. Collins.....09/20/01 - Private - DOD

 

 

1904

 

* Campbell W. Flake.....01/22/04 - Lieutenant - KIA

 

 

1905

 

Eary E. Sansoucie.....05/03/05 - Private - KIA

 

 

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Mexican Border Service

 

 

1913

 

William Heady.....09/07/13 - Private - DOD

 

1914

 

William Zeh.....04/24/14 - Private - DOD

 

 

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World War II

 

1944

 

Ralph E. Linch.....06/07/44 - Private First Class - Decatur, Georgia - KIA

John C. Agee.....06/08/44 - Private First Class - Rockridge, Illinois - KIA

Frank G. Baron.....06/08/44 - Private - Lockwood, Ohio - KIA

Otis R. Cather.....06/08/44 - Private - Toledo, Illinois - KIA

* Max Croy.....06/08/44 - Technical Sergeant - Toledo, Illinois - KIA

Louis Drapkin.....06/08/44 - Private - Brooklyn, New York - KIA

John Dudra.....06/08/44 - Sergeant - Bulpitt, Illinois - KIA

* Edward D. Myers.....06/08/44 - Private - McKeesport, Pennsylvania - DOW

Edward A. Pate.....06/08/44 - Private - Chesterfield, South Carolina - KIA

* Thomas C. Shields.....06/08/44 - Captain - Washington, Mississippi - KIA

* Clarence E. Stewart.....06/08/44 - Private First Class - Collins, Mississippi - KIA

* Thomas E. Swinehart.....06/08/44 - Private First Class - Kansas City, Missouri - KIA

Theodore M. Alesantrino.....06/13/44 - Sergeant - Connelsville, Pennsylvania - KIA

John M. Gray....06/14/44 - Technician Grade 5 - Yonkers, New York - KIA

Keva Morris.....06/15/44 - Private - Brooklyn, New York - DOW

Michael Feno.....06/17/44 - Technician Grade 5 - Eckley, Pennsylvania - KIA

William J. Love Jr......06/17/44 - Private First Class - Atlanta, Georgia - KIA

* Gino Valenti.....06/17/44 - 1st Lieutenant - Washington, D.C. - DOW

James M. Walker.....06/17/44 - Private - Mechanicsburg, Virginia, KIA

Graham B. Cavenaugh.....06/21/44 - Private - Wallace, North Carolina - KIA

Jesse L. Cothron.....06/21/44 - Private - Lafayette, Tennessee - KIA

* Maurice E. Miller.....06/21/44 - Private - Attica, Ohio - KIA

Thomas A. Miller.....06/21/44 - Technical Sergeant - Gainesville, Georgia - DOW

Henry W. Ryndak.....06/21/44 - Private - Chicago, Illinois - KIA

Raymond L. Wilson.....06/21/44 - Private - Brazil, Indiana - DOW

Henry J. Antul.....06/22/44 - Private - Worchester, Massachusetts - KIA

Stephen F. Byers.....06/22/44 - Private - Bridgeport, Connecticut - KIA

Sam A. Elias.....06/22/44 - Private - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - KIA

Max L. Hendricks.....06/22/44 - Private - South Bend, Indiana - KIA

Francis O. Hoffman.....06/22/44 - Staff Sergeant - Washington, D.C. - KIA

John J. Jacobs.....06/22/44 - Private - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - KIA

Durward C. Kemp.....06/22/44 - Private - Itasca, Texas - KIA

* Richard W. Kreiser.....06/22/44 - Private - Lebanon, Pennsylvania - KIA

George T. Kugley.....06/22/44 - Private - Chicago, Illinois - KIA

Edward C. Randall.....06/22/44 - Private First Class - Metarie, Louisiana - KIA

Donald J. Riede.....06/22/44 - Technical Sergeant - Dana, Indiana - KIA

Rodolfo Roman.....06/22/44 - Private - Smeltertown, Texas - KIA

Aaron Smith.....06/22/44 - Private - Navarre, Ohio - KIA

Embree W. Logue.....06/23/44 - Private - Adrian, Georgia - DOW

Benjamin C. Folger.....06/24/44 - Private - Dobson, North Carolina - KIA

Joseph L. Hogan.....06/25/44 - Private - Chicago, Illinois - KIA

Edwin B. Hinkle Jr......06/27/44 - Private First Class - Hot Springs, Arkansas - KIA

Wolf Breier.....06/30/44 - Private - Jersey City, New Jersey - KIA

Thomas McLaughlin.....07/03/44 - Private - Frackville, Pennsylvania - KIA

Samuel O. Lowe....07/08/44 - Private - Corapolis, Pennsylvania - KIA

* Elmer H. Weihert.....07/09/44 - Private First Class - Milwaukee, Wisconsin - KIA

Matthew L. Gorczyca.....07/10/44 - Private - Lackawana, New York - DOW

William L. Hannon.....07/10/44 - Sergeant - Giradville, Pennsylvania - KIA

Ralph E. Hooker.....07/10/44 - Private - Nashville, Tennessee - KIA

Thomas M. Pierce Jr......07/10/44 - Private - Cornwall Heights, Pennsylvania KIA

Floyd B. Baker.....07/11/44 - 2nd Lieutenant - New York - KIA

* David H. Henry.....07/11/44 - Captain - South Carolina - KIA

James E. Howley.....07/11/44 - Private First Class - Dorchester, Massachusetts - KIA

Peter P. Kulikowski.....07/11/44 - Staff Sergeant - Coal Center, Pennsylvania - KIA

Acie B. Drinkard.....07/12/44 - Private First Class - Falkville, Alabama - KIA

Alvin I. Milliron.....07/13/44 - Private - Westmoreland, Pennsylvania - KIA

Wilson S. Broussard.....07/26/44 - Private First Class - Lake Arthur, Louisiana - KIA

Anthony R. Rennie.....07/27/44 - Staff Sergeant - Portland, Oregon - KIA

Norman T. Renninger.....07/27/44 - Private First Class - Zerbe, Pennsylvania - KIA

Arthur E. Twitchell.....07/28/44 - Private - Antimony, Utah - KIA

James R. Barber.....07/29/44 - Private - Detroit, Michigan - DOW

Michael Havrileck.....07/29/44 - Private First Class - Wheeling, West Virginia - DOW

* Ernest Lavoie.....07/29/44 - Sergeant - Fall River, Massachusetts - DOW

* George M. Ruoff.....07/29/44 - Private - Richmond Hill, New York - DOW

Michael Turanica.....07/29/44 - Technician Grade 5 - Allentown, Pennsylvania - DOW

Frank C. Moore....07/30/44 - Private First Class - Newport, Vermont - KIA

Loren A. Bast....08/02/44 - Private First Class - Grandy, Minnesota - KIA

Lloyd E. Davenport....08/28/44 - Private - Cooper, Kentucky - KIA

Elmer Smith.....09/03/44 - Private First Class - Lodi, New Jersey - KIA

Warren A. Olson....09/14/44 - Private First Class - Star Prarie, Wisconsin - KIA

* Mark Seymour.....09/14/44 - Private - Jackson, Mississippi - KIA

Darrell McInnis.....09/15/44 - Staff Sergeant - Shreveport, Louisiana - KIA

Robert H. Karlson.....09/17/44 - Private First Class - Winter, Wisconsin - KIA

George C. Hughes.....09/18/44 - Staff Sergeant - Vance, North Carolina - DOW

Anthony J. Hrubec.....09/20/44 - 1st Lieutenant - Bergen, New Jersey - KIA

* Peter J. Marco.....09/20/44 - 1st Lieutenant - Berks, Pennsylvania - KIA

Ernest E. Martinez.....09/20/44 - Private First Class - Albuquerque, New Mexico - KIA

Leo Phillips.....09/20/44 - Private First Class - Tahlequah, Oklahoma - KIA

Joseph R. Bove.....10/07/44 - Private - New York, New York - KIA

David W. Hines.....10/07/44 - Private - Gaithersburg, Maryland - KIA

James E. Hand.....11/17/44 - Sergeant - Chicago, Illinois - KIA

Leonard J. K. Moyer Jr......11/17/44 - Private First Class - Boyertown, Pennsylvania - DOW

* Donald H. McCracken.....11/18/44 - 1st Lieutenant - Erie, New York - KIA

* Charles R. Knox.....11/20/44 - Sergeant - Seven Mile, Ohio - KIA

* Mack Bryant.....11/22/44 - Sergeant - Latta, South Carolina - KIA

William F. Delaney.....11/22/44 - Private First Class - Kingston, Tennessee - KIA

Elvie Ingram.....11/22/44 - Staff Sergeant - Rockford, Alabama - KIA

George A. Mahner.....11/22/44 - Sergeant - Rhinelander, Wisconsin - KIA

Arnold F. Wolfenbarger.....11/22/44 - Staff Sergeant - Harrogate, Tennessee - KIA

Robert G. Goebelbecker.....11/ 25/44 - Private First Class - Kent, Ohio - KIA

Shirley R. Rinard....12/01/44 - Private First Class - St Marys, West Virginia - KIA

Buster B. Chapman.....12/02/44 - Private - Trion, Georgia - DOW

Howard N. Lamb....12/02/44 - Technician Grade 4 - Dothan, Alabama - KIA

Olen E. Barnes.....12/03/44 - Private First Class - San Pedro, California - KIA

Harry D. Caudill.....12/03/44 - Private - Arlee, West Virginia - KIA

* Edward W. Cox.....12/03/44 - Private - Coushatta, Louisiana - DOW

* Leland Davis.....12/03/44 - Private - Altha, Florida - KIA

Lawrence J. Fabre.....12/03/44 - Private - Morgan City, Louisiana - KIA

* Charles R. Guild.....12/03/44 - Private - Troy, New York - KIA

William J. Hilliker.....12/03/44 - Private First Class - Middletown, Connecticut - KIA

* George J. Mildenstein.....12/03/44 - Private - Chicago, Illinois - DOW

Jesse L. Rollins.....12/03/44 - Private First Class - Charleston, West Virginia - KIA

Milo O. Whipple.....12/03/44 - Private First Class - Union City, Indiana - FOD

 

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1945

 

Arthur A. Bonaldo.....01/02/45 - Private First Class - New Haven, Connecticut - KIA

* Elton K. Fisher.....01/02/45 - Staff Sergeant - Ennis, Texas - KIA

* Emil W. Lekatz.....01/02/45 - Private - Chicago, Illinois - KIA

Norman L. Neff.....01/14/45 - Private - New Market, Virginia - MIA/FOD

Fred O. Bartlett.....02/04/45 - Private - Independence, Missouri - KIA

Joseph I. Hickey.....02/04/45 - Private - Jasonville, Indiana - KIA

Samuel L. Caughman.....02/06/45 - Private - Minerva, Ohio - KIA

* Howard J. Kane.....02/06/45 - Private First Class - Dorchester, Massachusetts - KIA

George V. Neill.....02/06/45 - Private - Paterson, New Jersey - KIA

Merle W. Sabin.....02/06/45 - Staff Sergeant - Wolcott, Vermont - KIA

Alexander Sinclair Jr......02/06/45 - Private - Springfield, Massachusetts - KIA

Louis D'Amato.....02/07/45 - Private First Class - Brooklyn, New York - DOW

Louis E. Befano.....02/10/45 - Private First Class - East Orange, New Jersey - KIA

* Kennon S. Breazeale.....02/10/45 - 1st Lieutenant - Anderson, South Carolina - KIA

Charles T. Jones.....02/10/45 - Private First Class - Cumberland, Maryland - KIA

Raymond C. Paquette.....02/10/45 - Private - Michigamme, Michigan - KIA

Harry E. Morris.....02/11/45 - Private - Mart, Texas - KIA

Leo H. Lang.....02/15/45 - Private - Saginaw, Michigan - KIA

Leo Hoos.....03/01/45 - Sergeant - Brooklyn, New York - KIA

Frank M. Espino.....03/02/45 - Technical Sergeant - Bard, California - KIA

Andrew Marchincak.....03/02/45 - Private - Clifton, New Jersey - KIA

Joe L. Padilla.....03/02/45 - Private - Colmer, New Mexico - KIA

Charles J. Zalac.....03/02/45 - Private - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - KIA

Joseph B. Brannon.....03/03/45 - Private - Timpson, Texas - KIA

Garland R. Farris.....03/03/45 - Private - Plasterco, Virginia - KIA

* Edward J. Fortuna.....03/03/45 - Technician Grade 4 - Niagara Falls, New York - KIA

Ned Hart.....03/03/45 - Private - Union, South Carolina - KIA

John G. Joubert.....03/03/45 - Private - Rochester, New York - KIA

William R. Kramer.....03/03/45 - Private - Plainfield, New York - KIA

Albert D. McCue.....03/03/45 - Private - McKees, Pennsylvania - FOD

* Arnold J. Meszaros.....03/03/45 - Private First Class - Irvington, New York - KIA

* Stratton Perry.....03/03/45 - Corporal - Wise, Virginia - KIA

Louis J. Przybylski.....03/03/45 - Private First Class - South Bend, Indiana - KIA

Calvin R. Reitzer.....03/03/45 - Private - D'hanis, Texas - KIA

George W. Roth.....03/03/45 - Private - Indianapolis, Indiana - KIA

Reno J. Scatolini.....03/03/45 - Private - Derby, Connecticut - KIA

Harding C. Young.....03/03/45 - Private - Sedalia, Missouri - KIA

Anthony W. Triano.....03/05/45 - Private - Naugatuck, Connecticut - KIA

Robert E. Barnhart.....03/31/45 - Private First Class - Florida - MIA

William T. Tolbert.....04/01/45 - Private - Statham, Georgia - DOW

* Harmon R. Hurd.....04/02/45 - Private - Ashley, Pennsylvania - KIA

John H. Mahoney.....04/02/45 - 1st Lieutenant - Middlesex, Massachusetts - KIA

* Sam D. Morris.....04/02/45 - Sergeant - Battiest, Oklahoma - KIA

Archie A. Patterson.....04/02/45 - Private - Yatesboro, Pennsylvania - KIA

Anthony J. Sanderbeck Jr......04/02/45 - Private - Beaver, Pennsylvania - KIA

Gelardo Scotti.....04/02/45 - Private - Brooklyn, New York - KIA

Robert C. Yingling.....04/02/45 - Technician Grade 4 - York, Pennsylvania - KIA

Michael J. Lucas.....04/03/45 - Technical Sergeant - Shaft, Pennsylvania - KIA

Charles O. Wade.....04/12/45 - 2nd Lieutenant - Allegany, Maryland - KIA

Oscar Rivera.....04/14/45 - Private - Bronx, New York - KIA

* Lee R. Tubbs Jr......04/14/45 - Private First Class - Wheatland, Oklahoma - KIA

 

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Republic of Vietnam

 

1966

 

* Wolfgang Werner Karasch.....09/09/66 - Panel 10E Line 79

* Richard Glen Collins.....11/05/66 - Panel 12E Line 27

* Dallas George Grundy.....11/05/66 -- (33rd IPSD) - Panel 12E Line 28

* Douglas Earl Murray.....11/05/66 - Panel 12E Line 29

* Terrance Richard Lyle.....11/10/66 - Panel 12E Line 51

* Lowell Eugene Schultz.....11/10/66 - Panel 12E Line 52

* Thomas George Fitzgibbon.....11/12/66 - Panel 12E Line 61

* Alberto I Jara-Verano.....12/24/66 - Panel 12E Line 77

 

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1967

 

* Channing Allen Jr.....02/16/67 - Panel 15E Line 38

* Lee R Bays.....02/16/67 - Panel 15E Line 38

* Anastacio Hernando Beltran.....02/16/67 - Panel 15E Line 47

* William Michael Berenwick.....02/16/67 - Panel 15E Line 39

* Lanny Ross Bolding.....02/16/67 - Panel 15E Line 39

* Douglas Robert Colbert.....02/16/67 - Panel 15E Line 40

* Donald Ralph Dorman.....02/16/67 - Panel 15E Line 41

* Curtis Lamar Duck.....02/16/67 - Panel 15E Line 41

* Larry Steven Fetherolf.....02/16/67 - Panel 15E Line 42

* Walter Walton Haring.....02/16/67 - Panel 15E Line 44

* Clemente Daniel Hernandez.....02/16/67 - Panel 15E Line 44

* Elmer Fred Kepsel.....02/16/67 - Panel 15E Line 46

* Kenneth Leroy Koster.....02/16/67 - Panel 15E Line 46

* Richard Alfred Lawrence.....02/16/67 - Panel 15E Line 39

* Lee Lewis.....02/16/67 - Panel 15E Line 47

* Marlow Martin Loecker.....02/16/67 - Panel 15E Line 47

* John Edward Oocumma.....02/16/67 - Panel 15E Line 49

* Donald Lawrence Schnee.....02/16/67 - Panel 15E Line 51

* Richard Tarkington Jr.....02/16/67--(Attached from HHC) - Panel 15E Line 51

* Alton Joseph Zerangue Jr.....02/16/67 - Panel 15E Line 52

* Edwin Jones.....03/03/67 - Panel 16E Line 11

* Leslie Paul Bernstein.....03/14/67 - Panel 16E Line 75

* Marshall Edward Clements.....03/14/67 - Panel 16E Line 76

* James A Cran.....03/14/67 - Panel 16E Line 76

* James Barton Cummings Jr.....03/14/67 - Panel 16E Line 77

* Anibal De Jesus-Sanchez.....03/14/67 - Panel 16E Line 77

* Hang Ngoc Le.....03/14/67 -(Attached from ARVN as an interpreter)

* Fred Newton Hanshew Jr.....03/14/67 - Panel 16E Line 78

* Matthew Higgins.....03/14/67-(Attached from HHC)- Panel 16E Line 78

Robert Wilson Hill.....03/14/67 - Panel 16E Line 78

* Edwin Newlin Holloway III.....03/14/67-(Attached from HHC)- Panel 16E Line 79

* Roger Scott Kohut.....03/14/67 - Panel 16E Line 80

* William Kuhne.....03/14/67 - Panel 16E Line 80

* Melvin Lipscomb.....03/14/67 - Panel 16E Line 80

* Larry Richard Lumpkins.....03/14/67 - Panel 16E Line 80

* William Calvin Pearce IV.....03/14/67 - Panel 16E Line 81

* Clarence Edward Rollen.....03/14/67 - Panel 16E Line 82

* Charles Patrick Terhune.....03/14/67 - Panel 16E Line 82

* George Xavier Rocha.....12/18/67 - Panel 32E Line 18

 

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1968

 

* John Herston Jackson ..... 02/05/68 - Panel 37E Line 37

* Albert Randolph Fogg III ..... 02/06/68 - Panel 37E Line 55

* Duane Edward Litzinger.....02/06/68 - Panel 37E Line 60

* Jose Antonio Travieso.....02/06/68 - Panel 37E Line 72

* James Leroy Wise Jr.....02/06/68 - Panel 37E Line 74

* Gary Neal Hall.....04/27/68 - Panel 52E Line 30

* William Joseph Seykora ..... 04/27/68 - Panel 52E Line 32

* William Jursza Jr.....04/27/68 - Panel 52E Line 30

* Ivol Micheal York.....04/28/68 - Panel 52E Line 45

* Darrius Wayne Adams.....05/05/68--(also served in D) - Panel 54E Line 42

Charles C Isler Jr.....07/01/68 -Panel 54W Line 30

* Roger Leroy Lane.....07/01/68 - Panel 53W Line 31

* Roy Lee Whittlesey.....07/01/68 - Panel 54W Line 34

* Lawrence Waiters.....08/28/68 - Panel 46W Line 54

* Karl Roy Bieser.....09/23/68 - Panel 43W Line 67

* Melvin Calvin Mauldin Jr.....10/12/68 - Panel 41W Line 53

* Boyce Lee Hall.....12/10/68 - Panel 37W Line 81

 

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1969

 

* Jose Anibal Echevarria Jr.....06/05/69 - Panel 23W Line 72

* Donald Eugene Scott.....09/24/69 - Panel 17W Line 5

* Louis Robert Sustersic.....11/03/69 - Panel 16W Line 24

* John Henry Wilson.....11/03/69 - Panel 16W Line 25

* Ronald Gene De Weese.....11/14/69 - Panel 16W Line 73

 

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1970

 

* Denis James Zimprich.....04/07/70 - Panel 12W Line 105

* Vernel Collins.....04/30/70--(Died with MACV Advisory Team 84) - Panel 11W Line 072

* Patrick Ernest Hennen.....05/08/70 - Panel 11W Line 131

* Paul Everette Paquin Jr.....06/27/70 - Panel 09W Line 99

 

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HAITI 1994

 

Alejandro Robles.....09/27/1994

Gerardo D. Luciano.....10/16/1994

 

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IRAQ 2006

 

* Chase A. Haag.....10/01/2006

 

 

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IRAQ 2009

 

* Stephen Scott Thompson.....02/14/2009 (Attached from HHC)

 

 

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AFGHANISTAN 2011

 

* Robert C. Sisson.....02/21/2011

* Andrew C. Wilfahrt.....02/27/2011 (Attached from 3/552 MP Co.)

 

 

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