December 10, 2017

Kislev 22, 5778

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Bert Crystal

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Tishri 8, 5769

August 26, 1925 to October 6, 2008

Bert served in CHINA-BURMA-INDIA in the China Offensive during WWII. He transported supplies over the Hump to American Forces holding positions from the Japanese. He was trained as an airplane, radio and mechanic engineer with carbine marksman qualifications in the 3rd Air Transport Squadron. He also received additional medals in Good Conduct, Combat Service, Marksmanship, Airforce Mechanic & Presidential Commemorative Medals. Bert was married and was a loving father, grandfather and loving companion. He had a long successful career in textiles. Bert had a very strong, likeable personality and was loved by many. His enjoyments were making parties, telling jokes, boating and fishing. He was faithful to Judiaism and was buried with military honors. Bert will never be forgotten and will always be in our hearts.

USSAF

Served from February 21, 1944 to April 6, 1946

Military Specialty

Airplane Mechanic Engineer

Rank

Corporal

Awards/Medals

Amer. Campaign, Asiatic Pac., WWII Victory