Lieut. Alfred N. Joerg

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  1. liverpool annie

    liverpool annie New Member

    Brooklyn Standard Union - October - December

    Lieut. Alfred N. Joerg is reported missing since July 25, according to word received from the War Department by his mother, Mrs. Theda Joerg, of 376 Lewis Avenue. Lieut. Joerg was a graduate of Fordham Law School, class of 1913, and had a law office at 41 Wall Street, Manhattan. He enlisted in May 1917 and attended the Officers' Training Camp at Plattsburg where he received his commission. He left for France last February, a member of the 12th Aero Squadron.

    Here is a listing of French and American combat casualties that occurred on 25 July 1918 - possibly at that time the 12th USAS was in the Chateau-Thierry Sector

    Sgt Pierre Rejon Spa 62 Vieme Armee MIA
    1/Lt Grovae C Vann 95th USAS KIA
    1/Lt Alfred N Joerg KIA
    2/Lt Alford T Bradford 12th USAS KIA
  2. Dolphin

    Dolphin New Member

    1Lt A N Joerg (pilot) and 2Lt A J Bradford (observer) were the crew of a Salmson 2A2 from the 12th Observation Squadron USAS when shot down on 25 July 1918.

  3. liverpool annie

    liverpool annie New Member

    Do you know where he is buried Gareth ?
  4. Dolphin

    Dolphin New Member

    Sorry, no I don't.

  5. liverpool annie

    liverpool annie New Member

    I found him ! :)

    Alfred N. Joerg

    First Lieutenant, U.S. Army

    13th Aero Squadron

    Entered the Service from: New York
    Died: July 25, 1918
    Buried at: Plot B Row 11 Grave 22
    Oise-Aisne American Cemetery
    Fere-en-Tardenois, France
    Awards: French Croix de Guerre

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