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PFC Randolph E. Oswald - MIA, Fallen

County: Sheridan
World War II - MIA, Fallen
Date of Disappearance: October 29, 1944 / Age: 24
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 17th Tank Battalion, 7th Armored Division

Died in MIA status. Killed near Holland during the Battle of the Canals.

Name included on the All Veterans Memorial State Capitol Grounds Bismarck North Dakota under the county of Sheridan.

Memorialized at the Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial.

Randolph E. Oswald

Service #



Private First Class, U.S. Army


17th Tank Battalion, 7th Armored Division

Entered Service From

North Dakota

Date of Death

October 29, 1944


Missing In Action


Tablets of the Missing
Netherlands American Cemetery

Margraten, Netherlands 


From the Register of North Dakota Veterans WWII and Korea page 1129:

OSWALD, RANDOLPH E. RN 37 323 731; born
Menno, SDak 30 Aug 20; resident Sheridan County,
NDak; entered AUS Ft Snelling, Minn 17 Nov 42;
served European African Middle Eastern Theater;
KIA 29 Oct 44 Holland; PFC; remains not recovered.