Gilbert John Neuner, World War II CasualtyPorter County Data on World War II Casualties . . . .

Gilbert John Neuner
Seaman First Class, United States Coast Guard
Date of Birth: May 29, 1922
Date of Death: June 20, 1945, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Burial: Graceland Cemetery, Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana
Cause of Death: Accident (while visiting in-laws in Pittsburgh)
Hometown: Valparaiso

Newspaper Notices:

Former Resident's Husband Killed

Mrs. John Bowers of Richards road has received word of the death of Ensign Martin Siljander, husband of the former Marguerite Printz of Pittsburgh, Pa., formerly of this city.

Ensign Siljander was killed in an airplane crash in Oklahoma Oct. 31. This is the second tragic death in the Printz family within the past few months. In June Seaman 1-C Gilbert Neuner, U. S. Coast Guard, husband of the former Corrine Printz was accidentally killed while spending a leave with his wife's parents in Pittsburgh.

Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Printz and family formerly resided on Brighton and Southard avenue. Mr. Printz was in charge of boating operations of the Ellis Transportation company when it operated here.

Funeral services for Ensign Siljander were held Thursday afternoon in Pittsburgh.
Source: The Times Recorder, Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio; November 10, 1945; Volume 61, Number 269, Page 10, Column 6

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Information abstracted and transcribed by Steven R. Shook


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