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2LT Joseph J Bamberger
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Birth: unknown
Death: Apr. 15, 1944, Italy

Joseph served as a Second Lieutenant & Bombardier on B-24H "Vicious Vixen" #41-29263, 737th Bomber Squadron, 454th Bomber Group, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Erie County, New York prior to the war.

Joseph was "Killed In Action" when his B-24 was shot down in Italy during the war. He was awarded a Purple Heart.

He was originally interred in Bari, Italy and was later repatriated here on June 17, 1949.

Service # O-695585

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Airmen who perished on B-24H #41-29263:

Achenbach, Murray C ~ Sgt, Michigan
Bamberger, Joseph J ~ 2nd Lt, Bombardier, New York
Bardy, Miloslav R ~ S/Sgt, Michigan
Hays, Billy E ~ Sgt, Tail Gunner, Pennsylvania
Lawson, Richard C ~ 2nd Lt, Pilot, Texas
McDonnell, Cleon A ~ S/Sgt, Engineer, California
Mosier, Manley D, Jr ~ 2nd Lt, Navigator, Virginia
Snelgrove, John B ~ Sgt, South Carolina
West, John D ~ 2nd Lt, Mississippi
Woodruff, Robert E ~ Sgt, Texas

( Bio & Crew Report by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett )

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Inscription:
2LT, US ARMY AIR FORCES WORLD WAR II
 
Burial:
Zachary Taylor National Cemetery
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: E, 70
 
Maintained by: Russ Pickett
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
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2LT Joseph J Bamberger
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2LT Joseph J Bamberger
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- Russ Pickett
 Added: Sep. 11, 2015

- Russ Pickett
 Added: Jun. 6, 2012
Bombardier on board B-24H # 41-29263. Served with the 737th BS, 454th Bomb Group.
- Bob Markham
 Added: Oct. 13, 2011
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