Eugene Stanley Ledwon

Military

Object Number - UPL 25205 - Eugene S Ledwon (WG) (381st BG, 534th SQ). Photo likely taken September, 1944 at Biggs AAF, TX with crew #7267.

Assigned to 535BS, 381BG, 8AF USAAF. Bob Marelius, crew. ETD

Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 381st Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Air base

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 534th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 39209643
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade)
  • Role/Job: Flight Engineer; Top Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 534th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 13086911
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 534th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 12020569
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier; Togglier; Radar Counter-Measures Operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 534th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 19181574 / O-?
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 534th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-206610 (35546542)
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Buffalo, NY, USA 5 May 1922

Enlisted

Buffalo, NY, USA 15 December 1942

Based

Ridgewell 16 November 1944 Assigned to 535BS, 381BG, 8AF USAAF.
Buffalo, NY, USA 6 June 1946 Married Rose (Mitz) 6-Jul-1946 in Buffalo, NY. Attended Canisius College. Tool & Die maker.

Died

Buffalo, NY, USA 26 March 2004

Buried

Holy Cross Cemetery, Lackawanna, Erie County, NY Holy Cross Cemetery Lackawanna, Erie County, New York

Revisions

Date3 Dec 2016 21:04:22
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Marelius crew personal records

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Marelius crew personal records

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Marelius crew personal records

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Marelius crew personal records

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Mareilus crew personal records

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Marelius crew personal records

Date29 Nov 2016 14:27:36
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Info from Anthony Repka (Ohio), nephew of Martin Matyas (R. W. Marelius crew)

Date29 Nov 2016 14:12:55
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From Marelius crew records

Date27 Sep 2014 18:09:27
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Eugene Stanley Ledwon: Gallery (8 items)