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Sgt Millard Amos Kaessner
Birth: Feb. 5, 1923
El Paso County
Colorado, USA
Death: Nov. 23, 1991
Colorado Springs
El Paso County
Colorado, USA


POW
SGT U.S. Army
World War II, Korea

COUSIN


Korean POW
Captured Released POW CAMP
1950 1953 Ch'ang-Song
Name: Kaessner, Millard A
Rank: Corporal
Rank Code: Corporal
Branch: Infantry
Casualty Place: North Korea Sector
Casualty Date: 5 November 1950
Residence State: Colorado
Residence County: Adams
Type of Casualty: Returned to military control (Missing in Action OR Captured)
Casualty Details: Captured
Casualty Group Code: Captured, returned to military control
Disposition Place: North Korea
Disposition Date: 27 August 1953
Birth Year:
Military Occupation Specialty : Light Weapons Infantryman
Troop Program Sequence Number: IN DIV - 24TH
Troop Program Sequence Number Element Sequence: IN DIV INF REGT
Unit: 19
Race: White
Component: USA - RA (Reg Army)

World War II Prisoners of War 1941 - 1946
Name: Kaessner, Millard A
Grade, Alpha: Private
Grade Code: Cadet, USMA or Chief Warrant Officer or Private or Apprentice, Seaman
Service Code: Army
Arm or Service: Infantry
Arm or Service Code: Inf: Infantry
Report Date: 26 February 1944
Race: White
Residence State: Colorado
Organization Type: Rifle
Parent Unit Number: 0157
Parent Unit Type: Group/Regiment/Commands/System
Area: North African Theatre: Italy
Report Date: 08 June 1945
Source of Report: Individual has been reported through sources considered official.
Status: Returned to Military Control, Liberated or Repatriated
Detaining Power: Germany
Camp: Stalag 7B Memmingen Bavaria 48-10


Millard is the son of Omar & Almeda Gilmore Kaessner. He had two brothers, one that died as a baby.

He was a POW and suffered more than one can imagine. He was never the same after he came home.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Omar Leland Kaessner (1889 - 1966)
  Almeda Azella Gilmore Kaessner (1886 - 1950)
 
 Sibling:
  Omar Leland Kaessner (1919 - 1920)*
  Millard Amos Kaessner (1923 - 1991)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
SGT U.S. Army
World War II, Korea
 
Burial:
Fort Logan National Cemetery
Denver
Denver County
Colorado, USA
Plot: Section 2, Site 274
 
Created by: Cheryl Hanson
Record added: Feb 20, 2008
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