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PFC Dale E Buser
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Birth: Sep. 8, 1923
Maryland, USA
Death: Aug. 12, 1944, France

Dale served as a Private First Class in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Allegany County, Maryland prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Maryland National Guard on February 3, 1941 in Cumberland, Maryland. He was noted as being employed as an Usher and also as Single, without dependents.

He was "Killed In Action" during the war and was awarded a Purple Heart.

Service # 20342252

Below Article found by: Charles Riend

Cumberland Evening Times, Cumberland, Maryland:

~~Thursday, October 21, 1948~~
ARRIVES. FRED AY Reburial rites for. Pfc. Dale W. Buser, 21, this city, will be held Sunday at the Hafer Funeral Home following arrival of his body tomorrow afternoon. He lost his life at Percy near St.. Lo, France,
August 12, 1944.

Buser Reburial Planned Sunday
The body of Pfc. Dale E. Buser, 21, son of Mrs. Clara F. (Shryock)
Buser, 609 Central Avenue, and Urner E. Buser, this city, who was
killed in France August 12, 1944, will, arrive here tomorrow at 5:09 p.m. and will be taken to the Hafer Funeral Home for services at 2 o'clock p.m.

Rev. Joseph W. Young, pastor of Melvin Methodist Church, will officiate and full military honors at the grave in Zion Memorial Park will be accorded by Henry Hart Post No. 1411, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the 29th Division. He received training at Fort Meade and went overseas in October, 1942.

After his death at Percy, near St. Lo, the Bronze Star and Purple Heart were awarded posthumously. He was a member of the Sunday School of Melvin Methodist Church.

Surviving besides his parents, are a brother L DeSales Buser.

( Burial Location found by: Anne Cady )
Family links: 
  Urner Eugene Buser (1904 - 1952)
  Clara Francis Shryock Buser (1899 - 1973)
  Dale E Buser (1923 - 1944)
  Alfred W. Britten (1923 - 2001)**
*Calculated relationship
Zion Park Cemetery
Allegany County
Maryland, USA
Created by: Russ Pickett
Record added: May 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69899624
PFC Dale E Buser
Added by: Charles
PFC Dale E Buser
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Thank You
- A Proud American
 Added: Aug. 8, 2014
Awarded the Bronze Star!
- Russ Pickett
 Added: Jan. 25, 2014
Thank you for your service.
- Charles
 Added: Jan. 24, 2014
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