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PFC James Richard "Jim" Michels
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Birth: Jan. 18, 1918
Riverside
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jan. 17, 1982
Riverside
Cook County
Illinois, USA

United States Marine Corps Private. During the battle for the Island of Iwo Jima, Pfc. Michels reached the summit of Mount Suribaci, but did not participate in either the original flag raising, or in the iconic flag raising photograph by Joe Rosenthal. (bio by: Erik Lander) 
 
Burial:
Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery
Hillside
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section 36, Block 32, Lot 32, Grave 3
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Erik Lander
Record added: Feb 24, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6210596
PFC James Richard Jim Michels
Added by: Erik Lander
 
PFC James Richard Jim Michels
Added by: Erik Lander
 
PFC James Richard Jim Michels
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Added by: Cheryl Behrend
 
 
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