Raymond A Wieneke

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Name: Raymond A Wieneke

First Name(s): Raymond A
Last Name: Wieneke

Place of birth: Nebraska, Cuming Cnty, West Point

Rank: Tec4
ASN: 37120373
Company: D
Unit: 33rd AR 3rd AD

Reported as: MIA ► KIA
Date of incident: 14-01-45
Place of incident: Hébronval

note: Tec4 Raymond A. Wieneke is commemorated on the Wall of the Missing in Ardennes American Cemetery in Belgium. His remains have been suggested to be those of Unknown X-5867 interred at the same Belgian cemetery. The sacrifice Raymond Wieneke and the attempts of his family to reclaim the remains of Unknown X-5867 as his own are detailed by Steve Liewer on pages 1 and 2 of the Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 edition of the “The Omaha World Herald.”

His story: Ray Wieneke joined the US Army on December 1st, 1941. He was on assignment in England and saw action in Normandy. Wounded during the Battle of the Bulge on January 4th, 1945, he returned to duty on January 6th. He was killed in action on January 14th, 1945 while driving a tank for the 33rd Armored Regiment. A memorial service was held by his family on February 21st.

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