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Biography
 
Last Name:
FITCH
First Name Middle Initial:
EARL F
Nick Name:
N/A
Street:  416 N 8 ST City & State: ST PETER, MN E-Mail: 
Zip: 56082 Phone:  (507) 931-4675 Spouse: ELAINE
Conflict: WW II Service Branch: Army Air Corp Unit: 455 BG 470 BS
Theater: Where Captured: HUNGARY Date Captured: 08/22/44
Camps Held In: STALAG LUFT IV How Long Interned: 247 days
Liberated / repatriated: liberated Date Liberated: 04/26/45 Age at Capture: 19
Medals Received: Medals To Come..
Military Job: TAIL GUNNER Company: U.S. POSTAL SERVICE
Occupation after War:  MAIL CARRIER

 

Bio:

Earl was captured near Budapest, Hungary and became a Prisoner Of War on August 22nd, 1944 after he and his crew were shot down. He interned at Stalag Luft IV from August of 44 till April 45.
Earl passed away on April 7th, 1999 after working for Wetteiaren Diary as a Milkman for 20 years and for the U.S. Postal Service as a Postal Carrier for 22 years. His wife Elaine of 52 years, his son Larry, his daughter Cindy, 5 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren survives him.

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