Harry Donn Bassler

Military

Object Number - UPL 54233 - 2nd Lt Harry D. Bassler, 358FG.

Assigned to 365FS, 358FG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to pull out of a dive when strafing a target near Chalons-sur-Marne, France in P-47 42-27175 Killed in Action (KIA) No MACR

Awards: AM (16OLC), EAME (1 x Battle Star), PH.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 358th Fighter Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force Ninth Air Force
  • Type Category: Fighter

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Unit: 358th Fighter Group 365th Fighter Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Chicago, IL 5 May 1919 Son of Herman Harry and Josephine [Nelson] Bassler.

Other

Commissioned

25 September 1941

Died

Chalons-sur-Marne, France 22 August 1944

Buried

Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial Re-Interred Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial Plot B Row 23 Grave 61

Based

22 August 1944 Assigned to 365FS, 358FG, 9AF USAAF.

Enlisted

Fort Sheridan, IL Fort Sheridan, Illinois

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