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Edmund F Auer

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 487th Bomb Group

    487th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 487th Bomb Group began operations as preparations for D-Day were reaching their crescendo and played their part by bombing airfields in northern France. Like the 486th Bomb Group, the 487th switched to B-17 Flying Fortress for missions from 1...

  • 836th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-8444 Treble Four

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Dallas 14-Sep-44; Hunter 29-Sep-44; Dow Field, Bangor, Maine 16-Oct-44; Assigned 836BS/487BG [2G-N] Lavenham 20-Nov-44; battle damaged Darmstadt 24-Dec-44 with Bob Harriman, Brig Gen Fred Castle, Larry Swain, Lt Claude Rowe tg (4 Killed in...

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Returned (RTD) Belgium 24 December 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 June 2019 14:37:56 Emily Changes to role
Sources

Transferred biographical details incorrectly added to photo caption of FRE 2045 by user PaulWebber

Date Contributor Update
03 March 2015 10:19:17 Lucy May Changes to nickname
Sources

Added nickname based on information added to the caption of FRE 2042 by Paul Webber.

Date Contributor Update
03 March 2015 10:18:07 Lucy May Changes to middlename
Sources

Changed middle initial from 'S' to 'F' based on the information added to the caption of FRE 2042 by Paul Webber.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:08:10 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 11552 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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