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Charles Herman Krueger

Graduating Class of 1941
Served in World War II
Attached photograph of First Lieutenant Krueger

First Lieutenant
Charles Herman Krueger

Air Force
770th Bombardment Squadron
462nd Bomber Group
Very Heavy

Hometown

Monroe, WI

Date of Birth

Location of Death

China

Date of Death

Location of Burial

Unknown

More About First Lieutenant Krueger

First Lieutenant Krueger studied Agricultural Engineering and participated in many clubs and organizations at UW-Madison. He was on the Agricultural Council, participated in orientation, and was a member of Blue Shield and the American Society of Agricultural Engineers. He also served as President of Alpha Zeta, Alpha Gamma Rho, and of the Country Magazine. He was also the Vice President of the 4-H.

1st Lt. Krueger enlisted 02 Sep 1942.

Lt. Krueger was flight engineer on a B-29 which was stationed in India. He and eight other crew members were lost when their plane collided with a Japanese plane during a bombing run over Mukden. Lt. Krueger was declared missing in action, and his body was never recovered.

He is memorialized at the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial in Manila, Philippines. He is also memorialized along with three other students on a plaque at the Agricultural Engineering Building at UW-Madison.