Lt. Edmund E Ellis 56th FG 61st FS
Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot Thunderbolt P-47M Blue Eyes
Edmund Ellis served as a fighter pilot with the 61st Fighter Squadron of the 56th Fighter Group, flying missions out of Boxted, England. He nicknamed his P-47 'Blue Eyes'.
Military site : airfield
Boxted was built for heavy bombers and became operational from May 1943. In the few months B-26 Marauders of the 386th Bomb Group were stationed there, there were two night attacks by the Luftwaffe. On 17 August 1943, one man was killed when bombs...
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Loretta Ellis Wolfe (daughter) from personal collection of Edmund Ellis