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Edwin M Ward Jr.

Military

Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #42-109822 'Townsend's Terrible Ten', Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

Units served with

  • 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    Group
    The 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 15-January-1942 at McDill Field, Florida and equipped with B-24Cs. The Group moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and acted as a training unit for the 90th 93rd and 98th Bomb Groups and flew anti...

  • 68th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born Clifton, Virginia, USA 14 September 1920
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 8 April 1944
Died 8 April 1944
Enlisted

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
10 May 2020 17:06:58 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Added a "-" to the A/C serial # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
22 June 2017 01:39:19 wdwcpa@hotmail.com Changes to service number
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Burial Interment Form

Date Contributor Update
22 June 2017 01:38:31 wdwcpa@hotmail.com Changes to events
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Interment Form

Date Contributor Update
22 June 2017 01:24:42 wdwcpa@hotmail.com Changes to events
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Find A Grave

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:08:45 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3857 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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