Theron/Terry Knapp who died WWII

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This is no known connection to my family.  

The latest Reminisce magazine had a request for information about a Theron or Terry Knapp who died in World War II.  He was a friend of the writer's father, and the writer was named for the man.  Here's the address of the article in pdf format, including a photo with his request (page 19 of the 68 page document):

http://www.politicalavenue.com/108642/US-MAGAZINES/Reminisce%20-%20November%202016.pdf

Happy ancestor hunting!

Thanks,

Jo W G

 

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go to:    find a grave    col theron wescott knapp jr.   born  april 24 1925  died  nov 30 1997   buried Arlington national cemetery  Virginia  world war  two  korea/ Vietnam   spouse was  Katherine Virginia (lowe) knapp 1928-1986  he is buried  section 60 site 4348   you can write  to  Arlington national cemetery  .  hope this is the  person you are looking for  from the reminisce  magazine  page 19 .
In the article, the writer said that Terry (Theron) Knapp was killed in New Guinea during WWII.  So it appears that we need someone who died in 1944 or 1945.  Someone out there knows a way to get the information.  Mr. Hoistad, perhaps if you had your father's DD214 you could determine his unit; I assume that Terry (Theron) was in the same unit.

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Theron, you would think there would not be many with that name,but there

are many.We need help with more info.
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