Edward Jacob Komurka

Military

Assigned to 412BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. 9 x combat missions.





Awards: AM (OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 95th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 412th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-?
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 412th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 19056985 / O-742940
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 412th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 16124454
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 412th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-?
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 412th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 16101191
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator/Top Turret Gunner

Aircraft

A crsashed B-17F Flying Fortress (serial number 42-3273) of the 95th Bomb Group. Official caption on image: "1746. MRU. 12-23-43. Repps, Norfolk Co. B-17F, 42-3273. A." Handwritten caption on reverse: '22/12/43 A.' On reverse: Damaged USAAF Photographic Station 505 [Stamp].
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Impatient Virgin
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 412th Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Muscoda, WI 7 February 1916 Son of Rudolph Komurka.

Enlisted

Chicago, IL 16 March 1942 Chicago, Illinois

Other

Discharged USAAF

21 December 1945 Honourable discharge.

Died

20 October 1987

Buried/ Commemorated

Riverside National Cemetery Riverside, Riverside County, CA 27 October 1987 Riverside National Cemetery Riverside, Riverside County, California