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Frederick Mork

World War II - U. S. Army

Cpl. Frederick Mork
February 17, 1921 - July 14, 1945

Wis. Tec 5 12 Cav RCN SO WWII  
burial: Originally in Europe
Memorial Marker in Hickory Cemetery, Maple Valley, Oconto County, Wisconsin
Remains returned to family in 1948
(1945 news article and photo researched and contributed by: Dean Schaal from his mother's wartime scrapbook

News Article 1945

Cpl. Frederick Mork

Soldier Killed in
Accident Overseas

Special in Press-Gazette

OCONTO Falls, Wis - Frederick Mork, Oconto Falls received a message from the War department informing her that her husband Cpl. Frederick Mork, 24, died in Germany, July 14, as a result of injuries received in a vehicle accident. Cpl. Mork, entered the service, Jan. 8, 1942, he trained at Fort Riley, Kan., at Camp Maxey, Tex. before going overseas two years ago.
    Born Feb. 17, 1921, he was the son of Mrs. Christine Mork of Suring. He attended school at Hickory and was engaged in farming before entering thee service.
    He is survived by his wife, the former Miss Mary Valley, when he married in Menominee, Mich., in 1943, and a three-year-old daughter, Nancy April: his mother, Mrs. Christine Mork, and two brothers, Harold and Kore Mork living near Suring; four sisters, Margaret Mork, Milwaukee; Ruth Mork, Green Bay; Helen Mork, Janesville and Irene Mork, Suring.

Wisconsin State Journal
December 28, 1948

18 Area War Dead Being Returned

The bodies of 18 Madison area servicemen who lost their lives during World War II are being returned to the United States from Europe aboard the U.S. army transport, Barney Kirschbaum, the army announced today.

The bodies were interred in military cemeteries in France, Belgium, Holland and Luxembourg.

The bodies said each of the next-of-kin will be notified in advance of the vessels's arrival and again after arrival of the bodies at the regional distribution centers of the graves registration service.

Being returned to next of kin:
Corp. Frederick Mork - Mrs Christine Mork, Suring, Wisconsin.

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