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 Arthur William Flesch

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Arthur William Flesch

Birth
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death 19 Nov 1944 (aged 24)
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Sec: 12, Site: 2512
Memorial ID 49182528 View Source
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Arthur W. Flesch, Captain, Army Air Corps, Distinguished Flying Cross with an Oak Leaf Cluster, 492nd Bomber Squadron, died Nov. 19, 1944 in India. Flesch, son of Arthur Flesch and Emilie Schumn of Mount Prospect, graduated from St. Paul Lutheran School and Arlington High School. Approximately six weeks after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, he enlisted in the Army Air Corps. He eventually became a bombardier with the 492nd Bomber Squadron in India, earning a Distinguished Flying Cross with an Oak Leaf Cluster. He was killed in India on Nov. 19, 1944 and his body was returned stateside for internment at Arlington National Cemetery on June 9, 1948.

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  • Created by: John C. Anderson
  • Added: 5 Mar 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 49182528
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/49182528/arthur-william-flesch : accessed ), memorial page for Arthur William Flesch (15 Oct 1920–19 Nov 1944), Find a Grave Memorial ID 49182528, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by John C. Anderson (contributor 47208015) .