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Rogers M Edgar

Military

Killed when 2 planes collided over base as they were coming in for landing after mission to Regenberg.

Service

Units served with

  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

  • 706th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-50790 Little King

    B-24 Liberator
    Involved in a mid-air collision with 42-51909 on 11 April 1945, over Harleston/Redenhall. No survivors.

Associated Place

Events

Event Location Date
Born 19 January 1924
Died Redenhall, Harleston, Norfolk IP20, UK 11 April 1945
Buried New Martinsville, WV, USA

Northview Cemetery
New Martinsville
Wetzel County
West Virginia, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
09 September 2019 13:43:53 usxpat Changes to place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Correcting crew list; private document taken from website no longer available.

Date Contributor Update
07 May 2015 14:22:26 usxpat Changes to middlename, service number, biography, events, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

Find A Grave Memorial# 133647261
ancestry.com: headstone application
Fold3: casualty lists
History of the 446th Bomb Group, Harold Jansen, p275

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:24:24 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

446th unit history / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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