Close, Buster, Sgt

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Transportation Corps
Last Primary MOS
345-Truck Driver, Light
Last MOS Group
Transportation Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1942-1945, 345, USAAF 8th Army Air Force
Service Years
1942 - 1945

Sergeant


One Service Stripe



Five Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
1912
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
St. George
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Jul 20, 1970
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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Honorably Discharged WW II


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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
SGT BUSTER CLOSE WAS  TRUCK DRIVER LIVING IN ST. GEORGE, WEST VIRGINIA PRIOR TO ENTERING THE USAAF ON 12 FEBRUARY 1942. SGT CLOSE SERVED IN EUROPE WITH THE 506TH BOMB SQUADRON, 44TH BOMB GROUP(HEAVY), 8TH USAAF FROM 12 SEPTEMBER 1942 TO 15 JUNE 1945. BUSTER CLOSE PASSED AWAY ON 20 JULY 1970 AND WAS LAID TO REST AT THE ST. GEORGE CEMETERY.
   
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 Unit Assignments
USAAF 8th Army Air Force
  1942-1945, 345, USAAF 8th Army Air Force
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1943 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Tunisia Campaign (1942-43)
  1942-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Air Offensive, Europe Campaign (1942-44)
  1943-1943 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Sicily Campaign (1943)
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rome-Arno Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Normandy Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Northern France Campaign (1944)
  1944-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
  1944-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Ardennes Alsace Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Central Europe Campaign (1945)
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