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James Murray EMERICH

James Murray EMERICH

Male 1931 - 1971  (40 years)

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  • Name James Murray EMERICH  [1, 2, 3
    Born 1 Jan 1931  Grueti, Grundy, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • Age 9, 1940 census, c.1931, TN
    Gender Male 
    Census 3 May 1940  First District, Warren, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    John V. Emerich household 
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Military Feb 1949  [2, 3
    Armor Intelligence Specialist Army, service no. 235483580 
    • He served in Korea, Germany, and South Vietnam. He received the Silver and Bronze Stars with oak leaf cluster and the Purple Heart several times. He also received the Army Commendation Medal.
    Died 1 Dec 1971  Fort Riley, Geary, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    • d. of Intentionally self inflicted, small arms fire
    Obituary - Richison
    Obituary - Richison
    James Murray Emerich, 1971
    Funeral 4 Dec 1971  Muncie, Delaware, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Meeks Mortuary 
    Buried 4 Dec 1971  Gardens of Memory Cemetery, Muncie, Delaware, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Person ID I16102  richison
    Last Modified 30 Mar 2014 

    Father John Vergin EMERICH,   b. 11 Jul 1880, , , Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1957  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Ella Blanche SINGLETON,   b. 22 May 1905, Copen, Braxton, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1990, Muncie, Delaware, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F62  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsFuneral - Meeks Mortuary - 4 Dec 1971 - Muncie, Delaware, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Headstones
    Grave Marker - Emerich
    Grave Marker - Emerich
    James M. Emerich
    1931-1971
    Plot: Masonic Garden, section d, space 2

  • Sources 
    1. [S1904] 1940 U.S. Census, 22 Mar 2014.
      1940 U.S. census, Warren County, Tennessee, population schedule, First District, enumeration district (ED) 89-4, sheet 10B (penned), visitation 189, John V. Emerich household; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 22 March 2014); citing NARA microfilm publication T627: 3943.

    2. [S1854] Obituary, 24 Mar 2014.
      "Deaths and Funerals: Much-Decorated Soldier to Be Buried Saturday," obituary, undated (c.December 1971), from a Muncie, Indiana, newspaper, Sgt. J. M. Emerich; privately held by Shirley Richison Fields, Avon, Indiana, 2014.

    3. [S1865] Cemetery, 16 Aug 2009.
      James M. Emerich, Masonic Garden, section d, space 2; photographed by Shirley Richison Fields, 12 Aug 2009.

    4. [S1869] Deaths, 8 Mar 2014.
      James Murray Emerich, 1 December 1971, ArmyCasualties.info (http://www.armycasualties, info : accessed 8 March 2014).