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George William Gensler, Jr
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Birth: Jul. 21, 1923
Death: May 26, 1945

2nd Lieut. George W. Gensler, Jr. (DNB)

George Gensler, 21, was inducted into the Army Air Corps November 27, 1942. On November 22, 1944, he was sent overseas and served in the China-Burma-India theatre as the first pilot of a C-47 troop carrier until he died on May 26, 1945 as a result of injuries he received when his parachute didn't open as he was bailing out of his crippled plane. He was buried near Kunming, China with four other Americans. His remains were returned to New Bremen on February 8, 1949 and re-interred in German Protestant Cemetery on February 12, 1949.
 
 
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 Parents:
  George William Gensler (1898 - 1980)
  Marie A Solms Gensler (1898 - 1978)
 
 Sibling:
  George William Gensler (1923 - 1945)
  Lois M Gensler Moeller (1925 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
German Protestant Cemetery
New Bremen
Auglaize County
Ohio, USA
Plot: H-79 (SW/N)
 
Created by: Lucille Francis
Record added: Apr 04, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35516451
George William Gensler, Jr
Added by: Lucille Francis
 
George William Gensler, Jr
Added by: Lucille Francis
 
George William Gensler, Jr
Added by: Lucille Francis
 
 
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 Added: Feb. 25, 2013
W.W.II Veteran
- Lucille Francis
 Added: Jun. 2, 2009
 
 
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