Richard was a 1948 graduate of Kiel High School, and a student at Mission House Colege.
On January 28, 1949 he inlisted in the Marine Corps.
Received his training at Paris Island, N. C. He left for overseas duty in
April, 1950. His last letter from Korea was received by his parents on November 19th, 1950.
Richard's name was included on the sixth list #195,
as missing in action on January 8, 1951.
His remains were never returned. He was Sheboygan County's 18th
casuality of the KOREAN WAR, three have been reported killed,
six others are missing in action, and eight wounded in combat.
Richard L. Bower
7INF RGT 1 MAR DIV
U.S. MARINE CORPS
Hometown: Plymouth, Wisconsin
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