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PFC Alfred D Hattenbach

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PFC Alfred D Hattenbach

Birth
Pennsylvania, USA
Death 9 Sep 1944 (aged 20–21)
At Sea
Memorial Site* Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA

* A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere.

Plot Courts of the Missing
Memorial ID 56110215 View Source

Son of Mrs. Jane D. McDiarmid who resided in Aspinwall, Pennsylvania.

Alfred served as a Private First Class, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on January 2, 1943 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being Single, without dependents.

Alfred was a Passenger on on C-47A #42-23870, 54th Troop Carrier Squadron, U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II.

C-47A #42-23870 took off from Elmendorf Field and the plane went missing and apparently crashed approximately 30 miles from Fort Glenn, on the Aleutian Islands of Alaska.

Alfred was declared "Missing In Action" in this crash during the war.

Service # 33418587

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Airmen who perished on C-47A #42-23870:

Edwards, Frederick A ~ S/Sgt, Radio Operator, NC
Hand, Robert F ~ S/Sgt, Passenger, NC
Hattenbach, Alfred D ~ Pfc, Passenger, PA
Moeller, Clarence A ~ Pfc, Passenger, IL
Norman, John C ~ 1st Lt, Pilot, IA
Renstrom, Gerhard N ~ T/Sgt, Engineer, MN
Rhea, John E ~ Pfc, Passenger, VA
Rogers, Charles H, Jr ~ 1st Lt, Co-Pilot, ME
Stephens, Delmar R ~ Pvt, Passenger, MI

( Bio & Crew Report by: Russ Pickett )

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