|Birth: ||Jan. 14, 1924|
|Death: ||Jul. 13, 1950, At Sea|
☆～♰ Korean War - Killed in Action ♰～☆
Staff Sergeant Engler was a crew member of a B-29A Superfortress Bomber with the 325th Bomber Squadron, 92nd Bomber Group. On July 13, 1950, while making a bombing run at Oki-Gunto, Korea, bombs prematurely exploded and the aircraft crashed near Dogo Island, Japan. His remains were recovered. Staff Sergeant Engler was awarded the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
Claude was the third of four children.
Claude Melvin Engler (1898 - 1952)
Bertha Ann Howey Engler (1900 - 1982)
Mary Louise Engler Woolson (1921 - 2010)*
Claude Melvin Engler (1924 - 1950)
S/SGT 92 AF Bomb Group
World War II Korea PH
Elan Memorial Cemetery
Plot: Fountain Lawn
Created by: Star Kline
Record added: Dec 15, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 32184112