ZECH, Bernard A

ZECH, Bernard A

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ZECH, Bernard A

Servicenumber: 32947883

 

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Age: 28
Born: 7 May 1916, Utica, New York
Hometown: Clark Mills, Oneida County, New York
Family:

Charles A. Zech Jr. (father)
Sarah A. (Mills) Zech (mother)
William C. Zech (brother)
Amelia/Emily P. Zech (sister)
Faith A. (Benson) Zech (wife)

Rank: Private
Function: Not available
Regiment: 120th Infantry Regiment
Battalion: Not available
Division – Transport: 30th Infantry Division
Company – Squadron: Not available
Unit – Group: -
Plane data:
(Serialnumber, MACR, etc.)
-
Date of death: 15 October 1944
Status: DOW
Place of death: Birk-Bardenberg, Germany
Spot: Not available
Awards: Purple Heart
Gravenumber: Plot F, Row 5, Grave 59
Cemetery: American War Cemetery Henri-Chapelle
Biography: -
Other information: Bernard A. Zech attended grammar school, worked as a farm hand and was married.
He entered the Service from Utica, New York on 11 November 1943 as a Private. He took basic training at Ft. McClellan, Alabama.

Source of information: Jac Engels, Census New York 1925 / Ancestry, Census US 1930 / Fold3, Enlistment Record / National Archives, ABMC / WWII Memorial, National Archives / WWII Memorial, Harold Whittemore (friend) / WWII Memorial, CWGC - ABMC / Find A Grave, Texas Holt Family Tree / Ancestry, Social Security Death Index / Ancestry, WWII Jewish Servicemen Cards / Ancestry, www.oldhickory30th.com

Photo source: Des Philippet / Find A Grave