|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.~~~