Andrew P. Hoeg, World War II CasualtyPorter County Data on World War II Casualties . . . .

Andrew P. Hoeg
Private First Class
Date of Birth: 1912
Date of Death: June 23, 1944
Cause of Death: Died of Wounds (Italy)
Date of Enlistment: May 23, 1942
Hometown: Valparaiso

Newspaper Notices:

War Wounds Are Fatal

P.F.C. Andrew P. Hoeg, former Valparaiso man, died of wounds received while fighting with the U. S. Army in Italy, according to a telegram received Sunday from the secretary of war at Washington by his wife, Mrs. Clara B. Hoeg, now of Gary.

According to the government missive, Hoeg was wounded June 13, and died on June 23. Prior to his death he had been in active combat 15 months.

The dead soldier was 33 years of age and before entering the service on May 23, 1942, was employed at the McGill Manufacturing company. The Hoeg family lived for a number of years east of Valparaiso.

Surviving besides his wife are the following brothers and sisters: Chris Hoeg and Mrs. Otto Luedtke, of Gary; Mrs. Paul Luedtke of Hobart; Mrs. Emma ---bein, of Streator, Ill.; Mrs. Wayne Fr----, of Lansing, Mich.; Frank and Herman Hoeg, fomerly of Valparaiso, now in the armed forces, and Mrs. Kenneth Weideman, of Valparaiso. His parents, a sister, Marie, and brother, Alfred, preceded him in death.
Source: The Vidette-Messenger, Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana; November 8, 1944; Volume 18, Page 1, Column 8

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Information abstracted and transcribed by Steven R. Shook


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