Walter O Shults, Jr

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NameWalter O Shults, Jr
Serial Number38005328
Highest RankS SG
Service BranchArmy Air Corps
War/ActionWorld War II
Date of Birth1/4/1919
Colorado Home TownGARFIELD
Date of Death4/21/1945
Place of DeathLuzon, Philippines
Place of BurialRose Hill Cemetery, Rifle, Garfield, Colorado
CircumstancesKilled In Action
BiographyWalter O. "Buck" Shults,Jr. was born in De Nova, Washington County, Colorado on January 04 1919. He moved to Western Colorado as a young boy and graduated from Rifle High School in 1938. He enlisted in the United States Army on January 8, 1941. He died on April 21, 1945 in the Battle of Luzon in the Philippines. He received two Purple Hearts and a Silver Star for gallantry.
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Added to Database6/11/2001
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