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Gunther C Hepprich

Military

Service

People

  • Fred Eisert

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 458th Bomb Group
    1Lt Fred J. Eisert and his crew arrived at Horsham St. Faith on September 11, 1944, just as the group was coming off of combat operations for a month in order to ferry gasoline to Patton’s army in France. The crew flew their first mission on October 5...

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Units served with

  • 458th Bomb Group

    458th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 458th Bomb Group (H) entered combat with the 8th Air Force in February 1944. Based at Horsham St. Faith in England, the combat crews participated in the decisive Campaigns 'Big Week', 'Big B', D-Day and the assault on Germany's oil industry waged...

  • 752nd Bomb Squadron
  • 755th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Horsham St Faith

    Military site : airfield
    Horsham St Faith was an RAF Bomber Command Station opened in June 1940. It was home to Bristol Blenheim medium-bombers, and was for a time occupied by fighters, including those of No. 19 Squadron and No. 264 Squadron. From September 1942 the airfield...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Germany 5 February 1923
Lived in Litchfield County, CT, USA 1942
Enlisted New York, NY, USA 28 November 1942
Died Cornwall Bridge, Cornwall, CT, USA 16 September 2013

CORNWALL BRIDGE >> Gunther Charles Hepprich, 90, of Kent Road died Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. He was predeceased by his wife of 58 years Emily R. (Henkel) Hepprich and his son, Gary Hepprich. Charlie was born Feb. 5, 1923 in Germany the son of the late Walter and Martha (Wuttge) Hepprich and brother to the late Ursula Dinneen.
Charlie became a U.S. Citizen in 1936 and served in the U.S. Army Air Corp during World War II. He was co-owner and president of Cornwall Electric Co. from 1948 until his retirement in 1987. He was a member and founder of St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Cornwall. In addition to being a charter member of the Cornwall Volunteer Fire Dept., Charlie was an active member of the Litchfield Hills Historical Automobile Club and served on the Board of Directors at the Torrington Savings Bank.

Buried Cornwall, CT, USA 19 September 2013

Calhoun Cemetery
Cornwall
Litchfield County
Connecticut, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 April 2016 02:12:52 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nickname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and media associations
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