SP4 Allen Frederick Grotzke (KIA)





Photo courtesy of Bob & Janice Grotzke, brother & sister-in-law of Allen

PERSONAL DATA
Home of Record: Portage, WI
Date of birth: 08/05/1948
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single
Religion: Lutheran & Missouri Synod

MILITARY DATA
Service: Army of the United States
Grade at loss: E4
Rank: Specialist Four
ID No: 391528803
MOS: 11B10: Infantryman
Length Service: 00
Unit: B CO, 2ND BN, 501ST INFANTRY, 101ST ABN DIV, USARV

CASUALTY DATA
Start Tour: 06/20/1969
Incident Date: 11/15/1969
Casualty Date: 11/15/1969
Age at Loss: 21
Location: Quang Tri, South Vietnam
Remains: Body recovered
Casualty Type: Hostile, died outright
Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
Casualty Detail: Gun or small arms fire




Allen is buried at Shanks Cemetery in Portage, Columbia, Wisconsin
and is honored on Panel 16W, Row 79 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial





"I walked with Allen Grotzke many a day. Allen was one of the best, kindest persons I knew there."
~Doc Betzen 69-70


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