John Bernard Furstenberg, Jr

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NameJohn Bernard Furstenberg, Jr
Serial Number
Highest RankLt
Service BranchNaval Reserve
War/ActionWorld War II
Date of Birth
Place of Birth
Colorado Home TownDenver
Date of Death
Place of Death
Place of BurialBody not recovered from Pacific Ocean
CircumstancesKilled In Action
BiographyFurstenberg received the Silver Star for gallantry in action while participating in the African invasion early in 1943. He had been recommended for the Navy Cross and the Distinguished Flying Cross for his work in the South Pacific prior to his death. Furstenberg was a graduate of Regis High School and attended Regis College and Purdue University, where he was called into the Naval Reserve from in 1941.
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Added to Database6/30/2001
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