Louis Schadegg

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November 30, 1944

Louis Schadegg Killed in Action

Lt. Louis Schadegg
Louis Schadegg headstone in Margarten, Netherlands (findagrave.com)

First Lt. Louis G. Schadegg was killed in action in Holland on October 29, according to word received by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George J. Schadegg, from the war department.

Lt. Schadegg was a graduate of the college at Cheney and received his masters degree from Gonzaga University. He had had two years of pre-medical training and qualified as a medical parachutist while serving in England. Schadegg went to France on D-Day and from there to Holland where he lost his life. He lived at Reardan while his mother was a teacher in the Reardan school before moving to Cheney.

[He was in the 101st Airbourne division attached to the 326th airbourne medical battalion.]

[He was awarded the Purple Heart.]