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1st Lt. Henry Albert Kaul Jr.


Born: 9 December 1922 - Forest Park, Illinois

Parents: Henry A. Kaul Sr. & Martha A. Kaeppel-Kaul

Siblings: 1 sister

Home:

    - 125 South Harlem Avenue - Forest Park, Illinois

Education:

    - Saint John's Lutheran School

    - Proviso Township High School

        - Class of 1940

Occupation: Ameritorp

Wife: Myrle Johnson

    - 19 February 1942 - Cook County, Illinois 

Inducted:

    - U.S. Army Air Corps

        - 28 October 1944

Serial Number: O-825449

Training: 

    - Unknown - trained as a pilot - P-51

Unit: 336th Fighter Squadron, 4th Fighter Group, 8th Air Force

Note: 4th Fighter Group was formed originally from American pilots who had fought

            in Royal Air  Force

Engagements:

    - 36 air engagements over Germany

Killed in Action:

    - 11 February 1945

        - plane struck trees while strafing a column of fourteen trucks - crashed along

          the Asendorf-Nienburg Road near Greue Commons, Germany

Buried:

    - Ardennes American Cemetery - Neuville-en-Condroz Liege, Belgium

        - Plot: E   Row:  13  Grave:  45

Medals:

    - Purple Heart - two Oak Leaf Clusters

    - Air Medal with five Oak Leaf Clusters

    - Presidential Unit Citation




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