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Thomas Joseph Edwards Jr

Military

Crashed E of Envereu, FR due to mechanical problems on a mission to V-sites in the Pa-de-Calais, FR area on 28 Feb 1944 in B-17G 42-31058 'Liberty Run'. Prisoner of War (POW).

Service

Units served with

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...

  • 546th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-31058

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 13/9/43; Gr Island 27/9/43; Assigned 546BS/384BG [BK-T] Grafton Underwood 18/10/43; Missing in Action Pas de Calais 28/2/44 with Austin Rinne, Co-pilot: Francis Bornhorst, Navigator: Bill Trees, Bombardier: John Aegeter, Flight...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) France 28 February 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
10 November 2017 13:22:07 general ira snapsorter Changes to surname, middlename, suffix, biography and events
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- http://384thbombgroup.com/_content/_pages/person.php?PersonKey=1076;
- the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia ;
- MACR 2937;
- Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces,

Date Contributor Update
17 May 2015 23:23:52 bombercommand Changes to surname
Sources

http://384thbombgroup.com/_content/_pages/person.php?PersonKey=1076

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:26:02 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 2937 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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