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2LT John Harry Zahn, Jr
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Birth: Dec. 12, 1920
New Bremen
Auglaize County
Ohio, USA
Death: May 19, 1944, Germany

2nd Lieut. John H. Zahn, Jr. (KIA)

John Zahn was reported as Missing In Action on May 19, 1944. On August 1st, his family was notified that he had been Killed in Action over Germany while serving as navigator on the Flying Fortress, "That's All, Brother". John was the second New Bremen serviceman reported to be lost at sea.

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He was not lost at sea. He is actually buried:

Zachary Taylor National Cemetery
Louisville, Jefferson County, KY
Plot: F, 147-149
[Informant: ShaneO (FAG #47009366)]

See FindAGrave Memorial #3308697
for this information:

"The plane crashed near Niederstocken, Germany, about 30 kilometers from Hannover. The six bodies recovered from the wreck were buried at the Niederstocken Cemetery. After the war, the six were brought back to the US and buried at Zachary Taylor National Cemetery in Louisville, Kentucky."
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Zahn (1884 - 1969)
  Irma Wuebbeling Zahn (1901 - 1990)
 
 Sibling:
  John Harry Zahn (1920 - 1944)
  Mildred S Zahn Yocum (1923 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
German Protestant Cemetery
New Bremen
Auglaize County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Lucille Francis
Record added: Apr 04, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35519723
2LT John Harry Zahn, Jr
Added by: Lucille Francis
 
2LT John Harry Zahn, Jr
Added by: Lucille Francis
 
2LT John Harry Zahn, Jr
Added by: Lucille Francis
 
 
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NARA records list this soldiers Home of Record as Auglaize County, Ohio...Killed In Action...Your service and sacrifice must never be forgotten.
- Eric Ackerman
 Added: Nov. 19, 2015

- A. Chronicler
 Added: Jun. 6, 2014
W.W.II Veteran
- Lucille Francis
 Added: Jun. 23, 2009
 
 
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