Obituary Record

Hyle E (WW II) Bassinger
Died on 1/19/1943


Date of Death: 19 January 1943

The Pilot Tribune 6 February 1943

Dies in North Africa

Hyle Bassinger is Dead from Injuries

War Department Reports Former Arlington Youth, 27, a Casualty; Enlisted About a Year Ago: Parents Now Residing In Fremont

Hyle E. Bassinger, 27, died January 19 of injuries received in action in North Africa; it has been learned at Arlington, where the youth formerly lived.

Bassinger’s death was the third to be reported thus far among former countians. To date, so far as is known, no actual county residents have died in the war.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Bassinger, now of Fremont, he enlisted about a year ago.

Surviving besides his parents are two sisters, Mrs. Lloyd Wilch of Omaha and Mrs. Donald Tipton of Abilene, Texas, and a brother Master Sergeant Paul Bassinger now with the air corps.

~~~ Obituary courtesy of the Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Blair Public Library at Blair, Nebraska.~~~

Printed in the Blair Pilot on 2/6/1943