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SSgt Wallace E Kasch

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SSgt Wallace E Kasch

Birth
Hobart, Lake County, Indiana, USA
Death
8 Apr 1945 (aged 19)
Burial
Margraten, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands
Memorial ID
56300386 View Source

Son of Edward Lewis and Hulda M Kasch

B-17 #44-8811 of the 398th BG received a direct hit in the tail by flak on 08 April 1945. The tail section was blown off. The tail gunner S/Sgt. Wallace E. Kasch went with it without parachute.

The ship returned to base with rest of the crew. No information found, that S/Sgt. Kasch's body or remains found or recovered.

1Lt. John L. Hahn and Lt. Col. Edwin B. Daily inspect what is left of the tail.

Son of Edward Lewis and Hulda M Kasch

B-17 #44-8811 of the 398th BG received a direct hit in the tail by flak on 08 April 1945. The tail section was blown off. The tail gunner S/Sgt. Wallace E. Kasch went with it without parachute.

The ship returned to base with rest of the crew. No information found, that S/Sgt. Kasch's body or remains found or recovered.

1Lt. John L. Hahn and Lt. Col. Edwin B. Daily inspect what is left of the tail.

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Entered the service from Indiana.


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  • Maintained by: blazen36
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 56300386
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56300386/wallace-e-kasch: accessed ), memorial page for SSgt Wallace E Kasch (3 Aug 1925–8 Apr 1945), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56300386, citing Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial, Margraten, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands; Maintained by blazen36 (contributor 49893165) .