Edwin E Byrnes

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) on raid to Palermo in 'Junior' #42-5179, regularly flew 'Holey Joe' #41-24352

Connections

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Units served with

  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force Twelfth Air Force Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Holey Joe
  • Unit: 301st Bomb Group 352nd Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Junior

Events

Event Location Date Description

Died

1943-03-22

Revisions

Date4 Feb 2020 22:56:38
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

Added S/N from the MACR #16153 on the 301st BG website.

Date4 Feb 2020 02:22:48
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

Added connections to A/C #41-24352 & to A/C #42-5179 mentioned in the "Summary biography".

Date4 Feb 2020 01:06:18
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" for clarity.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:08:42
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Emmet Cook's journal