July 14, 2020

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Alfred H. Chasar

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Tammuz 14, 5767

April 4, 1919 to 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.

U.S. Army

Served from February 10, 1941 to April 13, 1944

Highest JWV Position

Post Commander

Post or Auxiliary

Sgt. Max Erlanger Post 756

Military Specialty

Radio Repairman

Rank

Staff Sergeant

Awards/Medals

WWII Victory Medal, Good Conduct Ribbon