Richard Von Wald - LST 507

Staff Sgt. Richard Von Wald - U. S. Army
1st Engineering Special Brigade 
557th Quartermaster Railhead Co.
Buried at Cambridge American Cemetery, England

The following was submitted by his niece, Laurie Horsch

Richard Von Wald went to Whitewater  State Teachers College in Wisconsin. He was the manager of an A & P store in Milwaukee, WI before being drafted in March of 1942. He left from Milwaukee to Camp Brackenridge, Kentucky where he became part of the 557th Railhead Army Company.