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BURDGE, Dorothy J

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BURDGE, Dorothy Jane

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Age: 29
Born: 14 August 1915, Marion County, Ohio
Hometown: Marion County, Ohio
Family: Leroy Burdge (father)
Lillian A. (Bouscein) Burdge (mother)
Edna Lillian (Sporck) Burdge (sister)
Grace R. (Augspurger) Burdge (sister)
Rank: Civilian
Function: Medical
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Division – Transport: American Red Cross
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Date of death: 1 May 1945
Status: Not available
Place of death: Wiesbaden, Germany
Spot: Not available
Awards: -
Gravenumber: Plot B, Row 7, Grave 4
Cemetery: American War Cemetery Margraten
Biography: -
Other information: Dorothy J. Burdge was a school teacher before going overseas as a Red Cross worker. She was sent overseas by the Red Cross in September 1943 and served in England and followed the American troops to Normandy, through France and Belgium and finally to Germany. She operated a Red Cross clubmobile with her sister Grace. She was killed in a plane crash in Germany.

 

Source of information: Dennis and Gerda Hermsen, Laura Phillips, www.ancestry.com - 1920 Census / 1930 Census / 1940 Census, Lauffer History, Repository (Canton, Ohio) May 10, 1945

Photo source: Dennis and Gerda Hermsen, www.ancestry.com - Sporck Family Tree

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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