2nd Lt. Tasker served with the 359 Bomb Squadron, 303rd Bomb Group (H). On January 21, 1945, while on a mission to Aschaffenburg, Germany, Tasker's B-17 "Scorchy II" was involved in a mid-air collision over the target. Both A/C crashed near Lossburg, Germany.
Tasker was from New Bedford, MA. He is buried in Oak Grove Cemetery in that town.