Gerald G. Chikalla
BARRINGTON ; Col. Gerald G. Chikalla, Ret., U.S. Army, 76, died June 7, 2008, at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital.
Born June 25, 1931 in Waukesha, Wis., he was the son of Eric L. & Evelyn (Kissner) Chikalla.
In 1955, he graduated from West Point, then received his master's from Indiana University Bloomington.
He was active in the U.S. Army from 1949 to 1985, including four tours in Vietnam, one in Korea and two in Germany. He was a Parachute Infantry Ranger. He attended the British Imperial Defense College in 1976 and also was Commandant of Cadets at Norwich University, Northfield, Vt.
Gerald was a charter member of the Rotary Club Durham-Great Bay, member of the American Legion Post #67 in Newmarket and also a member of the Scottish Rite.