Spring Hill Man Missing in Action
Pittsburgh paratrooper who participated in the invasion of Normandy, has
been reported missing in action since D-Day.
He is Pvt. Alexander Tepsich, son of Marko Tepsich of 173 Brahm
St., Spring Hill, North Side. Eight months ago he was transferred to the
paratroops from the Air Corps. The War Department message that he has
been missing was received by his sister, Mrs. Mary Miskiewici of
219 Sprucewood St.
Pvt. Tepsich attended Latimer Junior High School and was employed
at a Jones & Laughlin steel mill before he entered service in 1942. A
brother. Lt. W. J. Tepsich, is stationed at a camp in Texas.
Pvt.. Alexander Tepsich,
son of Marko, Tepsich, 173 Brahm St., Spring Hill, North Side, had been
listed as missing but is now a prisoner in Germany.
A former Jones and Laughlin worker, he had received a unit citation
and was with a paratroop unit, on D-Day.
His brother, Lt. W. J. Tepsich, is fighting in Western Europe.
Pittsburgh, PA, ,Page
458 Blossom Drive, May 23, 1966, Alexander, beloved husband of Margaret
Dlerst Tepsich; brother of Mary Mlskiewicz and William Tepsich. (Member
of 82nd Airborne Division 508th Parachute Battalion of World War II and
Hilltop Memorial Post 438 American Legion.)
Friends received at THE READSHAW FUNERAL HOME, 1503 Brownsville
Road. Services Thursday at 1 p. m.
(courtesy of 'Ramones4evr')
markers for Alexander Tepsich in Section G22 East Lawn, North Lot 683 of
the Jefferson Memorial Park, Pleasant Hills (Allegheny county),
Alexander enlisted in the Army at
Pittsburgh, PA on 19 May 1942 and became a member of Service Company,
On 29 November 1943 Pvt Tepsich was
transferred to Hq 3rd. He jumped into Normandy on D-Day, 6 June
1944. Pvt Tepsich was wounded and taken prisoner that same day.
He was liberated from Stalag 4F in
Pvt Tepsich remained in the Army and
attained the rank of Corporal while assigned to the 589th Technical
School Squadron, Army Air Force.
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