Alfred A. Schimmer

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Name Alfred A. Schimmer
Born 1913-12-24 Danbury, Woodbury County, Iowa
Gender M
Died 1945-04-18 Near Berlin, Germany
Buried American War Cemetery, Margraten, Germany
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Father Henry Thomas Schimmer b. (1888-08-05, Schaller, Sac County, Iowa) d. (1964-07-18, Danbury, Woodbury County, Iowa)
Mother Katherine Mary Erlemeier b. (1892-04-04, Danbury, Woodbury County, Iowa) d. (1973-09-14, Mapleton, Monona County, Iowa)
Married 1931-01-21, Danbury, Woodbury County, Iowa


Possible middle initial was J.

Private First Class, 23rd Battalion, 3rd Armored Division Truck Driver, Headquarters Company Killed in action near Berlin, Germany, Age 31. Purple Heart American War Cemetery, Margraten, Germany Plot B, Row 11, Grave 29

Alfred went trough Normandy beaches of France and trough Belgium and into Germany. While still in England, he wrote of the joy of visiting English orphans with our troops, He drove a truck with the Spearhead Division.