Wahl (Wahi), Richard Franklin

Rank: Technician Fifth Grade

Unit: 42d Cavalry Recon Squadron, 2d Cavalry Group (Mecz)


Awards: Purple Heart Medal, American Campaign Medal, Europe / African / Middle East Campaign Medal, World War II Victory Medal

Enlisted: 3-Feb-1943 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Date of birth: 1923

Hometown: Penbrook, Pennsylvania

Occupation prior to enlistment: Sales clerks

High School: 1 year of college

Married: Single, with dependents

Campaign: WWII

Died: 10-Apr-45

Age at death: 22

Cause of death: Killed in action

Location of fatality: Gleicherwiessen, Germany

Place of interment: Netherlands American Cemetery, in Margraten, Netherlands