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1LT Harry T Mesnik

1LT Harry T Mesnik

Birth
New York, USA
Death 26 May 1944 (aged 25–26)
India
Burial New Albany, Floyd County, Indiana, USA
Plot B, 1041-B
Memorial ID 3285261 · View Source
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Harry served as a First Lieutenant & Pilot on B-25D #43-3611, 341st Bomber Group, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

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

He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on May 30, 1942. He was noted as being employed as a Retail manager and as Single, without dependents.

Harry was "Killed In Action" when his B-25 crashed in India during the war.

He was awarded a Purple Heart.

He was originally interred in Barrakpore, India and was later repatriated here on August 13, 1949.

Service # O-738214

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Airmen who perished on B-25D #43-3611

Blumer, Philip E ~ 1st Lt, Kentucky
Germaine, Albert E, Jr ~ S/Sgt, Connecticut
Mesnik, Harry T ~ 1st Lt, Pilot, New York
Miller, Herbert C ~ Sgt, Illinois
Quigley, Earl W ~ Corp, New York

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

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1LT, US ARMY AIR FORCES WORLD WAR II


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  • Imported from: US Veteran's Affairs
  • Added: 4 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3285261
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 1LT Harry T Mesnik (1918–26 May 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3285261, citing New Albany National Cemetery, New Albany, Floyd County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by US Veterans Affairs Office (contributor 5) .