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Rodney Edwin Gaumnitz

Second Lieutenant, Marine Corps

Born: May 9, 1923
Hometown: Arlington, VA
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: May 15, 1945
Died In: Sugar Loaf Hill, Okinawa
Awards: Purple Heart

Served with F Company, 22nd Marines, 6th Marine Division. Attended Washington & Lee High School and the University of Minnesota. He is buried in Arlington Cemetery.

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