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PFC Herbert R. Bachant

  • Branch: Army
  • Hometown/City: NY
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  • Conflict: WWII
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  • Herb with picture and buddies

    Herbert R Bachant was a very proud father of triplet girls born 5 months before he was killed near Rennes, France on Aug 1, 1944. His half-track sustained a direct hit by a German 88 antiaircraft gun hiding in the hedge rows during the BreakOut campaign in the battle for France. He rode with the 4th Armored Division, and was under Patton's Army.
    What did you love most about your parent?
    We never knew our father.

    Nancy Bachant, Child