Kloth, Marion J. Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army, Military Adviser.
Died May 17, 1952, 42 years of age, in an accident due to battle fatigue suffered in Korea. Died in Alexandria, Virginia. Next of kin: Mrs. Sally Kloth (wife), Alexandria, Virginia; Robert E. and Cecil L. (brothers) Seattle and Arthur O. of San Francisco.
Place of birth: Seattle.
Place of burial: Arlington National Cemetery
At the time of his death, Colonel Kloth was on leave from Walter Reed Hospital where he had been having treatment for battle fatigue. He was graduated from Lincoln High School and the University of Washington. He formerly lived at 2414 Bigelow Av. N. Seattle. He was awarded the Silver Star and Oak Leaf cluster for his Korean service. He was a veteran of World War II.
KLOTH, MARION J
- LT COL USA
- DATE OF BIRTH: 11/01/1909
- DATE OF DEATH: 05/17/1952
- BURIED AT: SECTION 3 SITE 4437-B
- ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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