Walter Arkenberg Jr.

19 Sep 1926 - 5 Oct 1951

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Walter Arkenberg Jr.

19 Sep 1926 - 5 Oct 1951
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Grave site information of Walter Arkenberg Jr. (19 Sep 1926 - 5 Oct 1951) at Riverside Cemetery in Troy, Miami, Ohio, United States from BillionGraves
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Walter Arkenberg Jr.

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Riverside Cemetery

101 Riverside Dr
Troy, Miami, Ohio
United States

Headstone Description

Korean war casualty. Private First Class Arkenberg was a member of Company B, 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on October 5, 1951. Private First Class Arkenberg was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal.
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Life timeline of Walter Arkenberg Jr.

1926
Walter Arkenberg Jr. was born on 19 Sep 1926
Walter Arkenberg Jr. was 4 years old when Great Depression: In a State of the Union message, U.S. President Herbert Hoover proposes a $150 million (equivalent to $2,197,000,000 in 2017) public works program to help generate jobs and stimulate the economy. The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States. The timing of the Great Depression varied across nations; in most countries it started in 1929 and lasted until the late-1930s. It was the longest, deepest, and most widespread depression of the 20th century. In the 21st century, the Great Depression is commonly used as an example of how far the world's economy can decline.
Walter Arkenberg Jr. was 18 years old when World War II: The Allied invasion of Normandy—codenamed Operation Overlord—begins with the execution of Operation Neptune (commonly referred to as D-Day), the landing of 155,000 Allied troops on the beaches of Normandy in France. The Allied soldiers quickly break through the Atlantic Wall and push inland in the largest amphibious military operation in history. The Allies of World War II, called the United Nations from the 1 January 1942 declaration, were the countries that together opposed the Axis powers during the Second World War (1939–1945). The Allies promoted the alliance as a means to control German, Japanese and Italian aggression.
Walter Arkenberg Jr. died on 5 Oct 1951 at the age of 25
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