FRITZ, WILLERT, JEFFREY
Posted By: Sharon Elijah (email)
Date: 7/23/2021 at 07:45:39
21 March 1946 - The Anamosa Journal
OXFORD JUNCTION - Mr. and Mrs. Martin Fritz have been notified by the government that their son, Staff Sergt. Robert J. Fritz, has been declared officially dead. He was an engineer and gunner on a liberator bomber, and had been missing in action over Borneo since Oct. 10, 1944.
Sgt. Fritz was graduated from the Oxford Junction high school in 1938. He entered the service in January, 1943, and was sent overseas in April, 1944, and was shortly after cited for meritorious achievement while participating in aerial flights in the south Pacific area and was decorated with the Air medal.
He is survived by his parents and three sisters, Mrs. Mildred Willert, Toronto; Mrs. Frances Jeffrey, Oxford Junction, and Miss Velma Fritz, Chicago.
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