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SSGT Harry L Fischer

SSGT Harry L Fischer

Birth
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death 19 Aug 1943 (aged 20)
Italy
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Sec: 15, Site: 73
Memorial ID 49181731 · View Source
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Chicago Tribune (IL) - April 10, 1949

SGT. HARRY L. FISCHER

Deceased Name: Sgt. Harry L. Fischer

Sgt. Harry L. Fischer, 8022 Perry av., an air force gunner who was killed in Italy in 1943, will be buried with military honors April 19 in Arlington national cemetery, the air force has announced. Sgt. Fischer was 20 at the time of his death, and was a graduate of Calumet High school. Survivors are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry G. Fischer, and two sisters, Jeanne, and Mrs. Dorothy Hirst.
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Gunner S/Sgt. Harry L. Fischer KIA
Hometown: Illinois
Squadron: 415th BS 98th Bomb Group
Service #36379306
Awards: Air Medal, Purple Heart
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Missing Air Crew Report Details
USAAF MACR#:
Date Lost: 19-Aug-43
Serial Number: 415 41-24023
Aircraft Model B-24D
Aircraft Letter: J
Aircraft Name: FERTILE MYRTLE
Location: Italy Crew of 10 KIA
Cause:

Crew of FERTILE MYRTLE
2nd/lt. Joseph M. Gares 2nd/Lt. James R. Curtis 2nd/Lt. James H. Devers, Jr 2nd/Lt. Ralph F. Wiesenberg T/Sgt. Orville K. Nicholson T/Sgt. Cedric J. Rougier S/Sgt. Harry L. Fischer Gunner S/Sgt. Marcel G. Parker Gunner S/Sgt. John A. Summers Gunner S/Sgt. Patrick L. Burke Gunner

B24 FERTILE MYRTLE flown by a different crew was veteran of "Operation Tidal Wave" the low level Ploesti raid.


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SSGT, US ARMY AIR FORCES WORLD WAR II

Gravesite Details S/SGT AAF - USA

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  • Created by: John C. Anderson
  • Added: 5 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49181731
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SSGT Harry L Fischer (18 Sep 1922–19 Aug 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49181731, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by John C. Anderson (contributor 47208015) .