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Franklin James Runge

Graduating Class of 1967
Served in The Vietnam War
Attached photograph of Specialist Fourth Class Runge

Specialist Fourth Class
Franklin James Runge

Army
Company A
1st Battalion
4th Infantry Division
8th Infantry Regiment
4th Infantry Division

Hometown

Gillett, WI

Date of Birth

Location of Death

Kon Tum Province, South Vietnam

Date of Death

Location of Burial

Christ Lutheran Church Cemetery, Gillett, WI

More About Specialist Fourth Class Runge

Specialist Fourth Class Runge was awarded the Silver Star.

He was killed on March 12, 1969, when his infantry was split into two groups. He fought valiantly in order to assist the confused group in getting more organized. He was able to help the other group gather themselves, but was killed in the process.