S/Sgt. Charles F. Pasch (KIA)

Full Name: Charles F. Pasch
Service number: 36827295
Rank: SSgt
Function: Radio Operator/ Waist Gunner
Birth date & Place: Dec. 31, 1915 Milwaukee Wisconson
Woonplaats: Milwaukee Wisconson
Age: 30
Education: University of Wisconsin, Charles had a least one year of college
Profesion: salesman for a brewery bottling company
Family: Frank Pasch (father)- born in Pomerania, Germany (1874 - 1942) Mary (Henshel) Pasch (mother) (1877 - 1969) Lester Pasch (brother) (1900 - 1968)* ( *Calculated relationship)
Award: Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal,European-African-Middel Eastern Campaign Medal,World War II Victory Medal. Gunner badge, Radio operator specialist.
Cemetery: Inscription:S Sgt 390 AAF Bomb GP World War II Kiel Cemetery Kiel Manitowoc County Wisconsin, USA Charles F Pasch (1915 - 1945) - Find A Grave Memorial
Date of death: 10 january 1945
Place of Death: Neuss
Mission data: Date: 10 January 1945 Mission: 241 Serialnumber: 43-38668 Callsign: BI-T Type: B17-G Date: 10 January 1945 Destination/Mission: Bombing Bridges Cologne afterwards inflight mission changed to bombing bridges Neuss Mission: Bombing bridges. MACR: 11580
Status: KIA

Sgt. Charles F. Pasch Sheboygan Press July 19, 1949

Funeral services for Sgt. Charles F. Pasch, killed in action over Dusseldorf, Germany, in January, 1945, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Meiselwitz Funeral home at Kiel.

The Rev. E. L. Worthman of the Reformed Lutheran church, will officiate, and burial will be made in the Kiel cemetery.


Full military honors will be accorded the returned hero, and graveside rites will be conducted by the Tri-county V. F. W. Post 6707, and the Kasper-Beckley-Wilkins Post 99, American Legion.


Sgt Pasch was a gunner and radio operator on a B-17 crew. He entered the service in June, 1943.

The deceased was born in Milwaukee, and attended schools there. He attended the University of Wisconsin, and for several years was in the brewery and bottlers' supply business.

Survivors include his mother, Mrs. Mary Pasch and a brother, Lester, both of Milwaukee.



According to the 1940 US Census, Charles had a least one year of college and was a salesman for a brewery bottling company.  (Probably his father's business)