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Capt Robert Carl Badertscher
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Birth: Oct. 16, 1915
Bloomington
Monroe County
Indiana, USA
Death: Sep. 6, 1943, Peru

Son of professor Jacob A. and Mary Goble Badertscher. He was a native of Bloomington and graduated from Bloomington High School in 1933, then entered Indiana University where he received his B.S. degree in 1937. He was awarded his M.D. degree in 1940, following which he went to Indianapolis to intern at IU Medical Center. He had been granted a 3-year fellowship at the Mayo Clinic but took a leave of absence to enter the armed forces. He was an Army Air Corp flight surgeon. He was killed in an airplane crash near Eqistos, Peru. The plane in which he was flying crashed while it was on a search mission for the plane of the Squadron Commander.

He was married to Martha Badertscher and had a five year old daugher, Barbara.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Jacob Badertscher (1879 - 1959)
  Mary B. Badertscher (1883 - 1957)
 
 Spouse:
  Martha Louise Robinson Riley (1916 - 1989)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rose Hill Cemetery
Bloomington
Monroe County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Jim Bohn
Record added: Sep 15, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41988761
Capt Robert Carl Badertscher
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Capt Robert Carl Badertscher
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Capt Robert Carl Badertscher
Added by: Jim Bohn
 
 
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Thank you, Captain Badertscher, for serving your country.
- linda sharp
 Added: Sep. 29, 2011
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-Anonymous
 Added: Feb. 17, 2011

- Paul Ford
 Added: Nov. 24, 2009
 
 
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