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SGT Chester Doyle Conrad

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SGT Chester Doyle Conrad

Birth
Lima, Allen County, Ohio, USA
Death 7 May 1945 (aged 20)
Cologne, Stadtkreis Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Burial Lima, Allen County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 94077434 View Source
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KILLED IN ACTION - T. Sgt. Chester D. Conrad, 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. Willard Conrad, 709 E. Kibby-st, was killed in action May 7 in Germany, the War department recently informed his parents. A graduate of South high schoo, Sgt. Conrad entered the service in October, 1943, training at Keesler Field, Miss., and went overseas last December. At the time of his death, he was a radio-gunner on a B-24, based in England. (The Lima News, Lima, OH, Sunday, May 27, 1945, p. 5, Col. 3)


T. Sgt. Chester D. Conrad

A prayer service for T. Sgt. Chester D. Conrad, 20, who was killed May 7, 1945, near Cologne, Germany, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Siferd and Son funeral home. The Rev. E. J. Penhorwod will officiate with burial in Memorial Park cemetery. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Willard Conrad, 709 E. Kibby-st., Sgt. Conrad was a B-24 bomber radio operator. He entered service in November, 1943. He was graduated from South high school and was a member of the football, basketball and golf teams. Surviving, besides his parents, are three brothers, Virgil, 809 N. Charles-st, Victor and Arlo, both at home; two sisters, Mrs. Amber Devier, at home, and Mrs. Maxine Hennon, 567 Harrison-av. The body arrived in Lima Wednesday morning and was removed to the funeral home. (The Lima News, Lima, OH, Wednesday, February 9, 1949, p. 2, Col. 4)


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