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Herbert Jorsch

First Lieutenant Army
Date Deceased: 2008 Date Service Started: 1942 Date Service Ended: 1945 Rank/Rating: First Lieutenant War(s)/Conflicts: WWII

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Fought in Bougainville and Manila in the Philippines. Was almost killed by a Japanese soldier, but a fellow soldier saved his life by killing the enemy. Herbert came home with a Japanese flag taken from the soldier who almost killed him. While serving he contracted Malaria and was treated. Side effects of the medication affected both of his hands and this took him out of active duty.