Linn County

Cpl. Richard Peter Emery





Richard Peter Emery was born June 25, 1920 to J. E. and Virginia A. Riffey Emery. He died June 1, 1945 and is buried in Sicily-Rome American Cemetery, Nettuno, Italy.

Cpl. Emery served in World War II with the U.S. Army 133rd Infantry Regiment, 34th Infantry Division and was MIA/KIA near Cassino, Italy. He was awarded the Purple Heart.