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Pitzen, John E.
PITZEN, JOHN E. Private
Son of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Pitzen; born September 1,
1893, Millers City, Ohio. Family later moved to Fort Wayne,
Ind., where he lived for several years. Farming near Moscow,
Idaho, when he entered service April 26, 1918. Sent to Camp
Lewis, Wash.; assigned to Company G, 362nd Infantry, 91st
Division. Overseas early in the summer of 1918. Died
October 17, 1918, Base Hospital No. 53 from wounds. Buried
near Nevers, France.
Gold Star Honor Roll, A Record of the Indiana Men and Women who died in the service of the United States and the Allied Nations in the World War 1914-1918, published by the Indiana Historical Commission, 1921