Howard Albert Sessler, 0-43165, Major
Bombardier-Navigator Crew 15

Graduated from Arlington High School, Arlington, Mass.  Entered military service December 31, 1940 at Boston, Mass.  Graduated from bombardier training and commissioned as Second Lieutenant in August, 1941.  Completed navigator training in December of 1941.  Remained in China-Burma-India Theater after Tokyo Raid until July, 1942.  Served in European Theater from September, 1942 until September, 1943 and Mediterranean Theater from September, 1944 until June, 1945.  Relieved from active duty November, 1945.  Graduated from University of Southern California in 1950 with Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) degree.  President of heavy construction firm.  Decorations include the Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with two Silver Oak Leaf Clusters and the Chinese Army, Navy, and Air Corps Medal, Class A, 1st Grade.

Born August 11, 1917, Boston, Massachusetts
Died February 09, 2001, Thousand Oaks, CA

Image courtsey of Ted Briscoe Collection

Image courtsey of Ted Briscoe Collection

Image courtsey of Ted Briscoe Collection

 

Cremated
Ashes scattered off the coast of Los Angeles County, CA

 

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