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Harry Alfred Alger

Military

Assigned to 328BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF.

Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

Post war: Served in Korean and Vietnam conflicts.

Service

Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...

  • 328th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Hardwick

    Military site : airfield
    Planned as an RAF bomber airfield, Hardwick was used first by the 310th Bomb Group, equipped with B-25 Mitchells. In December 1943, the B-24 Liberators of the 93rd Bomb Group moved in, and remained until the end of the war, flying over 330 missions....

Events

Event Location Date
Born New York City, NY 16 October 1913

Son of Harry M Alger.

Enlisted 1 December 1941
Based Hardwick 1943 – 1945

Assigned to 328BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF.

Discharged USAAF September 1945

Honourable discharge.

Enlisted 22 October 1948

Re-Enlisted USAF.

Discharged USAF 6 August 1965

Honourable discharge.

Died Brookfield, CT 25 June 1980
Buried Wooster Cemetery Danbury, Fairfield County, CT 28 June 1980

Wooster Cemetery
Danbury,
Fairfield County, CT

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 November 2019 23:36:59 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, highest rank, role, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/538771899
https://www.fold3.com/image/110508011
https://www.fold3.com/record/8206907-harry-alger
https://www.fold3.com/record/626567772-harry-alger
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/31934097/harry-alfred-alger

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:12:18 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / roster

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