Alfred H. Chasar
Tammuz 14, 5767
April 4, 1919
June 30, 2007
Alfred H. Chasar was born on April 4, 1919 in The Bronx, New York, attending Morris High School and later City College of New York. He was drafted into the Army on February 10, 1941, trained in radio repair and served on Cape May Point, NJ. While on guard duty at the Cape May Lighthouse, he and another soldier captured a German saboteur who had come ashore from a U-boat. He was also stationed at Fort Bliss, San Antonio, Texas. After sustaining a back injury, when struck by a 1/2 ton truck, he spent a year hospitalized at Brooks General Hospital at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Following his discharge from the Army after 3 years, 4 months and 4 days with the rank of Sergeant, he was employed by the U.S. Army Signal Corps as a Quality Control Engineer until his retirement in 1980. He received a certificate of Federal Service from the Defense Supply Agency for his 35 years of service.
Alfred married Pauline Klein on March 14, 1943. He was always very devoted to his family.
Served from February 10, 1941 to April 13, 1944
Highest JWV Position
Post or Auxiliary
Sgt. Max Erlanger Post 756
WWII Victory Medal, Good Conduct Ribbon