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Edward S Casparriello


Shot down 14 May 1943 in B-17 #4124481 'Hell's Angels. ' Killed in Action (KIA).


Units served with

  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    The 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated at Harding Field, Louisiana on 15-April-1942 and went to MacDill Field, Florida for the first phase of training from 16-May-1942 to 25-June-1942. The Group was then assigned to 2nd Air Force at Walla...

  • 322nd Bomb Squadron


  • 41-24481 Hell's Angels

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 322BS/91BG [LG-M] Bangor 2/9/42; Bassingbourn 26/9/42; Missing in Action 10+m Kiel 14/5/43 with Bill Broley, Co-pilot: Albert Davies, Navigator: Armando Ambalagi, Bombardier: Joe Darmiento, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Ed Clyne, Radio...


Event Location Date
Born Baltimore, Maryland
Killed in Action (KIA) North Sea 14 May 1943
Died 14 May 1943
Temporary Burial Fovrfeld Gravlund, 6710 Esbjerg, Denmark 29 June 1943

The body of S/Sgt Casparriello washed ashore near Emmerlev Kiev on June 25, 1943. Along with another crew member whose body was found the next day, he was buried in the Fovrfeld Cemetery in Esbjerg on June 29, 1943. On April 30, 1948, the body was returned to the U.S. A final resting place has not been found at this time.


Date Contributor Update
21 January 2015 12:32:44 general ira snapsorter Changes to events

Burial information added from :

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:08:36 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 15498 / MACR 15498, Losses of the 8th & 9th AFs Vol. I by Bishop and Hey pp. 117-118, The Ragged Irregulars of Bassingbourn by Havelaar p. 40 and appendix 4 Roll of Honor, NARA / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database