Allendorf, Michael George, CPL

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Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1969-1969, 11B10, C Company, 2nd Battalion, 39th Infantry
Service Years
1968 - 1969


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Casualty Info
Home Town
Topeka, KS
Last Address
Topeka, KS

Casualty Date
Mar 11, 1969
Hostile, Died
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Dinh Tuong (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Rochester Cemetery - Topeka, Kansas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
29W 003 / Sec. 18, Lot 15

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2nd Battalion, 39th Infantry 9th Infantry Division
  1969-1969, 11B10, C Company, 2nd Battalion, 39th Infantry
  1969-1969, 11B10, 9th Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1969 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (1968-69)
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Tet 69 Counteroffensive Campaign
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Spec. 4 Michael G. Allendorf, 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. Velmar G. Allendorf, 1020 N. Quincy, was killed in combat March 11 while with the 39th Infantry near Dang Ton [Dinh Tuong Province] in South Vietnam's Mekong Delta. 
He had been in Vietnam for seven weeks. He was a member of the 69th Infantry Brigade, Kansas Army National Guard, which was activated last May. Spec. 4 Allendorf was born July 2, 1948, in Topeka. He graduated from Topeka High School in 1966. He was associated with his father in the V. G. Allendorf Plumbing Co. before the 69th was activated. He was a member of the Kansas Ave. United Methodist Church. Survivors include his parents, of the home; a sister, of the home; a brother, also activated with the 69th, now serving with the 19th Aviation Co., Ft. Still, Okla.; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Jacob G. Allendorf, 620 N. Topeka; maternal grandfather, Mark Chapman of Topeka; and an uncle, Sgt Leslie Chapman, with the Air Force in Thailand. Funeral services are pending at Davidson-Eslinger-Duff Funeral Home. Topeka Daily Capital(Topeka, KS), March 17, 1969, p 1. 
Funeral Notice: Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Kansas Avenue United Methodist Church for Spec. 4 Michael G. Allendorf, 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. Velmar G. Allendorf, 1023 Quincy, who was killed in combat March 11 with the 39th Infantry in South Vietnam's Mekong Delta. Burial will be in Rochester Cemetery. Contributions may be made to a Kansas United Methodist Church memorial fund. David [Davidson]-Eslinger-Duff Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Topeka Daily Capital(Topeka, KS), March 21, 1969, p 13. 
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