Cebert, Dean W., Pvt

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Last MOS Group
Aviation (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1941-1941, 72nd Pursuit Squadron
Service Years
1941 - 1941


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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Galesburg, Illinois
Last Address
Wheeler Field, Hawaii

Casualty Date
Dec 07, 1941
Hostile, Died
Other Explosive Device
WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Attack on Pearl Harbor 7 December 1941
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Burial location unknown.

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Pearl Harbor Memorial Medallion

 Military Association Memberships
World War II Fallen
  1941, World War II Fallen [Verified]

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 Unit Assignments
Army GarrisonsUS Army Air Force (USAAF)72nd Pursuit Squadron
  1940-1941, Army Garrison Jefferson Barracks, MO
  1941-1941, US Army Air Force (USAAF)
  1941-1941, 72nd Pursuit Squadron
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1941 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Attack on Pearl Harbor 7 December 1941
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Pvt. U.S. Army Air Corps, World War II-Pvt. Cebert was killed in action on 12-7-1941 while serving as ground-crewman at Pearl Harbor. He served with the 72nd Pursuit Squadron at Wheeler Field.

He is the son of Mr. George & Mrs. Mildred Cebert of Galesburg, Illinois, and is a 1936 graduate of Galesburg H.S., and worked for a Ceiling Co. before he enlisted in Peoria, Illinois on December 4, 1940, and did his training at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri, and sent to Hawaii.

He does leave three brothers, Dale, Lyle, and Vincent Cebert, and two sisters, Miss Mildred Cebert, and Mrs. Ted Kuhsnaih of Galesburg.

Awards: Purple Heart Medal, American Defense Medal, Pacific Campiagn Medal with One Battle Star, Presidential Unit Citation, WWII Victory Medal.
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