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TSGT Albert W Chase

TSGT Albert W Chase

Birth
New Hampshire, USA
Death 13 Aug 1944 (aged 21)
France
Burial Loudon, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, USA
Memorial ID 129342903 · View Source
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Albert served as a Technical Sergeant & Engineer / Top Turret Gunner on B-17G #42-31927, 526th Bomber Squadron, 379th Bomber Group, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Merrimack County, New Hampshire prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on January 15, 1943 in Manchester, New Hampshire. He was noted at being employed as a Semiskilled driller and also as Married.

B-17G #42-31927 was hit by German flak and crashed in Lonlay Le Tesson, southeast of Flers, France during the war.

Albert was "Killed In Action" in this crash.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 31265983

Airmen who perished on B-17G #42-31927:

Benitez, Henry C ~ 1st Lt, Co-Pilot, DC
Chase, Albert W ~ T/Sgt, Engineer, NH

The rest of the crew became POW's.

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

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Gravesite Details "Flat Granite Marker" - Entered the service from New Hampshire

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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 7 May 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 129342903
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for TSGT Albert W Chase (4 Nov 1922–13 Aug 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 129342903, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, Loudon, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .