Kaul, 1st Lt. Henry A.

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1st Lt. Henry Albert Kaul 
Born: 9 December 1922 – Forest Park, Illinois 
Parents: Henry W. Kaul & 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: Self-employed
Wife: Myrle Johnson 
– 19 February 1942 – Cook County, Illinois 
Selective Service Registration: 30 June 1942
Contact Person: Henry W. Kaul – father
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 
-his 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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