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Michael Edward Surwald
First Lieutenant, United States Air Force
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Michael Edward Surwald was born on August 26, 1943 and joined the Armed Forces while in East St. Louis, Illinois.

He served in the United States Air Air force.  In one year of service, he attained the rank of First Lieutenant. 

On September 17, 1966, at the age of 23, Michael Edward Surwald perished in the
                   service of our country in South Vietnam, Khanh Hoa.

He was killed with Captain Robert Edward Rocky and they are buried together in Arlington National Cemetery.

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Photo By Michael Robert Patterson, 1999

ME Surwald Gravesite PHOTO June 2003
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 27 June 2003

Posted: 16 November 2001 Updated: 19 February 2002 Updated: 6 July 2003  Updated: 3 September 2005
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