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Cpl. Henry M. Hoppe


Born: 26 March 1921 - Chicago, Illinois

Parents: Gottfried Hoppe & Katie Herdt-Hoppe

Siblings: 1 sister, 2 brothers

Home:

    - 28 South 15th Avenue - Maywood, Illinois

Education:

    - Washington School

    - Proviso Township High School

        - Class of 1940

            - left after two years

Occupation: press operator - Jones Machinery - Chicago, Illinois

Engaged: Corinne Culotta

Enlisted:

    - U.S. Army 

        - 11 November 1942- Chicago, Illinois

Serial Number: 16080377

Training: 

    - San Antonio Aviation Academy, Texas

    - Radio School, Sioux Falls, Idaho

    - Gunnery School, Yuma, Arizona

    - Biggs Airfield - New Mexico

        - radioman

Plane: B-24 Liberator

    - radioman/gunner

Unit: Unassigned

Died:

    - 20 June 1944 - Roswell, New Mexico

        - plane crashed in bad weather

        - all nine members of crew died

Buried: 

    - 26 July 1944 - Oak Ridge Cemetery - Hillside, Illinois


 

 

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