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Ernest Armour Zecha Jr. ( Missoula 1946 )

posted: Jun 24, 2021

Ernest was born on April 24, 1928, in Goldsboro, North Carolina. He had one brother and two sisters. He died of wounds on June 19, 1953, at age 25, in North Korea (Korean War) at the age of 30, and was buried in Keene, New Hampshire. Ernest was a 2nd Lt. in the Army and a graduate of Keene Teachers College. He jumped at Missoula 1946-48 and 1950.

“2nd Lt. Zecha was a member of the 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division and was seriously wounded June 13, 1953, and died of those wounds June 19, 1953.”