Thiele, Lawrence 1914-1945
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Date: 6/11/2009 at 21:53:40
Services at McGregor for Lawrence Thiele
McGregor - Services for Pfc. Lawrence Thiele, killed in a railroad accident in Belgium April 11, 1945, were conducted Friday at St. Patrick's church in Monona. Pfc. Thiele, who lived in McGregor five years before entering the service, served in a railroad battalion with Patton's Third army in France and Germany. At the time of his death he was head brakeman of an operating battalion in Belgium. Born August 25, 1914, in Richland Center, Wis., he was graduated from Monona high school. He was married to Helen Kinley of Harper's Ferry in August, 1938. He entered the army Sept. 29, 1943.
~Cedar Rapids Gazette, June 17, 1949
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