Polk County


Sgt. Fred Emerling, Jr.


Fred Emerling, Jr. was born Feb. 16, 1922 to Fred (Sr.) and Alvena Emily Hunt Emerling. He died Jan. 31, 1943 and is buried in North Africa American Cemetery, Tunis, Tunisia.

Sgt. Emerling served in World War II with the U.S. Army 168th Infantry Regiment, 34th Infantry Division and was KIA in North Africa and awarded the Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com