September 1997

In Memoriam: Mgysgt Walter John Franz

Volume 80, Issue 9
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MGySgt Walter John Franz, 87, died in Fullerton, Calif. He enlisted at age 16 in the 7th Cavalry and was discharged after nine months. He joined the Army again and seven years later was discharged as a sergeant. He enlisted in the Corps and fought with the 5thMarDiv on Iwo Jima.

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