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GETZENGER, PATRICK - Private
Son of Michael and Abigail Getzenger; born November 30,
1896, Griffith, Lake County, Ind. Enlisted in U.S. Regular
Army, September 25, 1915; sent to Jefferson Barracks, Mo.
Transferred to Ft. Ringgold, Tex. ; assigned to Troop E, 3rd
Cavalry. Served on Mexican Border in 1916. Embarked
for overseas October 16, 1917; attached to 1st Division. Died
of pneumonia October 21, 1918, Base Hospital No. 17, France.
Body to be returned to U.S. for interment.
Gold Star Honor Roll, A Record of the Indiana Men and Women who died in the service of the United States and the Allied Nations in the World War 1914-1918, published by the Indiana Historical Commission, 1921