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 Harold P. Loch

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Harold P. Loch

Birth
Denmark, Brown County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 12 Nov 2004 (aged 84)
Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 17016549 View Source
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United States Army Air Corps Soldier. A native of Wisconsin, Loch joined the Army Air Corps in 1941, shortly before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. In February 1943, Loch was assigned to the B-17 bomber "Memphis Belle" as the flight engineer and top turret gunner, replacing Eugene Adkins. On May 17, 1943, the bomber and her crew would ultimately become the first to fly all of it's required twenty-five missions in the European theater during the war, twenty-five being the number to fly before being sent home. After the war, Loch entered the construction business and eventually founded his own home construction company. He would also serve the state of Wisconsin as the Brown County Register of Deeds from 1947 until 1974.

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  • Originally Created by: G.Photographer
  • Added: 13 Dec 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 17016549
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/17016549/harold-p.-loch : accessed ), memorial page for Harold P. Loch (29 Nov 1919–12 Nov 2004), Find a Grave Memorial ID 17016549, citing Fort Howard Memorial Park, Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .