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SSgt Henry L Bargfrede

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SSgt Henry L Bargfrede

  • Birth 1921 Lafayette County, Missouri, USA
  • Death 11 Dec 1943
  • Burial Margraten, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands
  • Plot B , Row : 4 , Grave : 16
  • Memorial ID 56296531

Henry was born in 1921, Lafayette, Missouri.
After 2 years of Highschool, On October 3, 1942, he enlisted to the air corps.

In 1943 he arrived in England to join the 401st BG and he flew 3 missions
The last mission on 11 December 1943, Target: Emden, the plane was hit by flak and Henry and 7 more crew members had to bail out over Holland
Unfortunately he fell in the water and did not reached the shore...
He was awarded with a Purple Heart Medal

In 1943, when Henry died on the age of 21 he left behind his family :

His father, Henry F Bargfrede
His mother, Mary Bargfrede
His sister, Larane Marie Bargfrede
His sister, Ruth Ellen Bargfrede
His brother, Edward Bargfrede


S/Sgt
37228695
614th
Missouri
1921 - 1943
Right Waist Gunner onboard 42-31098 (Penny's Thunderhead)

Remember-our-heroes


Gravesite Details Entered the service from Missouri.

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  • Maintained by: Andy Swinnen
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56296531
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SSgt Henry L Bargfrede (1921–11 Dec 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56296531, citing Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial, Margraten, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands ; Maintained by Andy Swinnen (contributor 46959477) .