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Kittredge, David

Staff Sergeant David Kittredge, United States Army was killed in action on April 16th 1945. He served as a radio specialist in a B26 Marauder during WWII. His aircraft was shot down with 5 of its 6 crew members over Muhlanger, Germany. Though several searches were performed, his remains were not recovered until July 2nd, 2012. He was transported to Hawaii until he could be identified. Staff Sergeant Kittredge received his final discharge and will be returned home on the 11th of August, 2014. He was awarded the Purple Heart Medal, the Air Medal with a Silver Oak Leaf Cluster and a Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster, the Army Good Conduct Medal, the American Campaign Medal, the European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with 3 bronze Service Stars and the WWII Victory Medal.

David Kittredge was born August 27th, 1922 to John and Eunice Kittredge. As a young man, David would spend his free time in an area law office reading law books in hopes of attending law school. He was a graduate of Green Bay West High School.

David's Parents, John and Eunice Kittredge, his Sister Kathryn (Raymond) Stordeur, his Brothers John, Robert and Nathan Kittredge, his Nephew James Kittredge, though they survived him, passed away before David could be located. He is survived by his Nephews Patrick Stordeur, Green Bay, Richard (Sandy) Kittredge Oconto, Nieces Carol (Gary) Caelwaerts, Oconto, Joyce Kittredge Oconto, and Sue (Mike) Frost, Oconto, and Great Nieces and Great Nephews.

A Memorial Service with Military Honors will be held on August 13, 2014 at 2 PM Nicolet Memorial Gardens with Chaplain Hamilton officiating. All are invited to welcome home and honor this fallen hero.

Nicolet Memorial


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Green Bay, WI 54311

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Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette from Aug. 11 to Aug. 13, 2014
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