Louis Frederick Saas, Jr.

Louis Frederick Saas, Jr.

Birth
Ashland, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 17 Mar 1945 (aged 22)
Germany
Burial Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA
Memorial ID 131670608 · View Source
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Lt. Saas served in the Army 284th Engineering Company Battalion during World War II. He was killed when a V-2 hit their command post in Remagen, Germany.
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A V-2 rocket that struck the 284th Combat Engineers Battalion B Company Command Post. It came down around 12:20 PM. Some of the men were gathering at this location for lunch. Eight men were inside the building when the V-2 struck and others were milling around outside before lunch was served. Two of the men recovered from the debris were dead, another died en-route to a hospital. Killed in the blast were 2d Lt. Sass, Sgt. Gardner, and Pfc. Spinos; 31 other men were seriously injured—one of which was Captain Henry, B Company Commander.


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  • Created by: Suzy & Rob
  • Added: 21 Jun 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial 131670608
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Louis Frederick Saas, Jr. (1 Jul 1922–17 Mar 1945), Find a Grave Memorial no. 131670608, citing Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by Suzy & Rob (contributor 46950534) .