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SSgt Robert C Haserlat

SSgt Robert C Haserlat

Birth
New Hampshire, USA
Death 4 Oct 1944 (aged 18–19)
Germany
Burial Neuville-en-Condroz, Arrondissement de Liège, Liège, Belgium
Plot C Row 32 Grave 14
Memorial ID 56358636 · View Source
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Son of Mrs. Effie A. Haserlat who resided in New Port, New Hampshire.

Robert served as a Staff Sergeant & Gunner on B-24 #??, 764th Bomber Squadron, 461st Bomber Group, Heavy, U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II.

He resided in Sullivan County, New Hampshire prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on June 16, 1943 in Manchester, New Hampshire. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being Single, without dependents.

Robert was "Killed In Action" when his B-24, while on a bombing mission over Germany, exploded in mid-air and crashed during the war. The cause noted by the Air Force was that either they were hit by German ground anti-aircraft fire or possibly by a bomb being released from a bomber above.

He was awarded the Air Medal with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster and the Purple Heart.

Service # 31373317

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Airmen who perished on this B-24:

Balen, William F ~ Sgt, Gunner, CA
Haserlat, Robert C ~ S/Sgt, Gunner, NH
Herrin, Douglas A ~ 1st Lt, Co-Pilot, MS
Juran, John J ~ S/Sgt, Engineer, PA
Kain, Louis J ~ S/Sgt, Radio Operator, MI
Konapaka, Peter ~ 2nd Lt, Navigator, NJ
McCrary, Harold J ~ Sgt, Gunner, NC
Tallant, William H ~ Maj, Pilot, PA
Wagg, James D ~ 2nd Lt, Bombardier, KS
Worman, Morris D ~ Sgt, Gunner, KS

Bio & Crew Report by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56358636
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SSgt Robert C Haserlat (1925–4 Oct 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56358636, citing Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial, Neuville-en-Condroz, Arrondissement de Liège, Liège, Belgium ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .