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Ernest Lloyd BRETAG

Male 1921 - 1945  (24 years)


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  • Name Ernest Lloyd BRETAG 
    Born 2 Jan 1921  Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    History Ernest enlisted in the Army Air Corps, 28 Oct 1942 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    Assigned to 498th Bomber Group (very heavy) from Saipan in World War II. As a left gunner on a B-29 bomber, #44-69747, he was on board when the plane and crew were lost in mission over Tokyo on March 10, 1945. The plane crash occurred on Mt. Wasurezu, Shichigashuku-mura, Miyagi Prefecture on Honshu Island.
    Ernest is actually buried at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl) in Honolulu, Hawaii, Section Q, Site 620. 
    MILI SSGT - 498 AAF BOMB GP - WORLD WAR II
    Awards - AIR MEDAL, PURPLE HEART, AIR FORCE HONOR ROLL 
    Died 10 Mar 1945  Miyagi, T?hoku, Japan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 3 Nov 1949  National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl), Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Section Q, Site 620
    Person ID I60198  Reid Family | David's side of the family
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2017 

    Father William Jennings BRETAG,   b. 11 Dec 1892, Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1967, Ladysmith, Rusk, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Eva Claire ROSS,   b. 21 Apr 1900, Eau Claire Co., Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1982, Ladysmith, Rusk, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married Abt 1919 
    Family ID F40402  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Headstones
    Bretag, Ernest L.-1921 (HS)
    Bretag, Ernest L.-1921 (HS)