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Albert Mark "Red" Ettinger
Birth: Apr. 3, 1900
Death: Nov. 13, 1984

Military Figure. Albert "Red" Ettinger was one of the youngest (17 years old) National Guardsman to serve with "The Fighting 69th" in the First World War. At first he was a Motorcycle Dispatch Rider, then a member of a Stokes Mortar Company. In the 1950's he organized the Sarasota County Veterans Commission in Florida. In 1966 he started "Project Vietnam" with his wife Ardel. This organization sent care packages to troops in Vietnam that contained everything from tape and WD-40 to Beef Jerky, bubble gum and razor blades. He was given a citation from the Freedom Society for his work with "Project Vietnam" He was Co-Author with his son A. Churchill Ettinger of the book "A Doughboy With The Fighting 69th, A Remembrance Of World War I". (bio by: Frank Russo) 

Cause of death: Cancer
 
Burial:
Sarasota Memorial Park
Sarasota
Sarasota County
Florida, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 28, 2001
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Albert Mark Red Ettinger
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Albert Mark Red Ettinger
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 Added: Apr. 5, 2014

- Veteran's family
 Added: Apr. 3, 2014
God bless you today and always. Rest in Peace.
- Thelma
 Added: Apr. 3, 2013
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