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SSgt George John Bacher, Jr

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SSgt George John Bacher, Jr

Son of George John Bacher, Sr. and Matilda Yaeger Bacher.

George, who resided at 202 West Twenty-fifth Street, Wilmington, Delaware, served as a Staff Sergeant with the 489th Bomber Squadron, 340th Bomber Group, Medium, U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on April 18, 1942 at Fort Dix, New Jersey and was noted as Single, without dependents.

He "Died Of Wounds" received in the bombing of an airfield on Corsica while serving as a grounds crewman.

He had served in the Air Corps for two years and one month at the time of his death and was decorated with a Purple Heart, Presidental Unit Citation, and the African and European Campaign Ribbons with two stars.

Service # 12047214

Gravesite Details Entered the service from Delaware.

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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56306192
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SSgt George John Bacher, Jr (1915–13 May 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56306192, citing Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial, Nettuno, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .