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Edward A Conway

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  • 453rd Bomb Group

    453rd Bomb Group

    Group
    As well as strategic bombardment missions, the 453rd Bomb Group also ferried cargo on two occasions. They hauled petrol, blankets, and rations to France in September 1944 and dropped ammunition, food and medical supplies near Wesel during the airborne...

  • 735th Bomb Squadron

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  • Cluntoe

    Military site : airfield
    Cluntoe was built for the RAF in 1940-42, before being handed obver to the Eighth Air Force. It was used as a Combat Crew Replacement Centre for the training of crews, and was also home to the 311th Ferrying Squadron. It was closed after being handed...

  • Old Buckenham

    Military site : airfield
    Allocated to the Eighth Air Force as a bomber base in 1942, Old Buckenham was built during 1942-43 with three concrete runways, 50 loop hardstandings and two dispersed T2 hangars. The station was the exclusive home for the 453rd Bomb Group, equipped...

Events

Event Location Date
Born 25 August 1922
Lived in Cuyahoga County, Ohio 1943
Enlisted Cleveland, Ohio 17 February 1943
Based Cluntoe 26 May 1944

Assigned with crew for theatre combat crew training

Buried Cleveland, Ohio March 1947

Calvary Cemetery
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Plot
Section 75, Lot 1549, Grave 4

Died Wickliffe, Ohio 2 March 1947

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
30 October 2019 21:45:07 466thHistorian Changes to service number, highest rank, events, place associations and media associations
Sources

http://www.ww2enlistment.org/index.php?page=directory&rec=5261777
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=61438&h=87997&t...
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/113216316
SO#142, HQ AAF Station 238, 26 May 1944

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:08:13 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / The Liberator Men of Old Buc

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