Friday, November 25, 2016

SGT Andrew L. Hauser

SGT Andrew L. Hauser was born in Cincinnati, Ohio 13 Dec 1917 the only child of Andrew and Marie (Glunz) Hauser.  His father was a native of Wurttemberg, Germany, a bookbinder and died in 1925. His mother was born in Baden, Germany.  After his father's death his mother took in lodgers to make ends meet.  Andrew managed to attend 2 years of college, worked as a clerk at Lunkenheimer Valve Company and married. 

Andrew was drafted in December 1943.  He was sent overseas and on 9 Aug 1944 was transferred from the replacement depot to E Company 116th Infantry.  On 11 Aug 1944 PVT Hauser was again transferred, this time to F Company 116th Infantry.  On 14 Sep 1944 he was promoted to SGT.  SGT Hauser was killed in action on 25 Nov 1944.

SGT Hauser is buried in the Netherlands American Cemetery.

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