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Buford N Edwards

Military

Shot down 29 November 1943 in B-17 #42-3352 'Virgin's Delight', Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

Units served with

  • 94th Bomb Group

    94th Bomb Group

    Group
    Activated 15 June 1942 at MacDill Field, Florida. Initial organization and training at Pendleton Field, Oregon on 29 June 1942. Primary flight training at Davis-Monthan Field in Arizona from 28 Aug. 42 to 31 Oct. 42; then at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas...

  • 410th Bomb Squadron

    410th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Part of 94th Bomb Group.

Aircraft

  • 42-3252

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 156/4/43; Morrison 16/5/43; Assigned 96BS/2BG Chateau-du-Rhumel 26/5/43; Ain M'Lila 17/6/43; Massicault 31/7/43; 8m transferred 353BS/301BG Oudna 14/11/43; Cerignola 7/12/44; Lucera 1/2/44; 61m to converted weather ship 27/7/44;...

  • 42-3352 "Virgin's Delight"

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 15/5/43; Dow Fd 7/7/43; Assigned 410BS/94BG [GL-V] Rougham 7/43; Missing in Action Solingen 29/11/43 with Walter Chyle (Prisoner of War); Co-pilot: Bob Foster, Navigator: Burgess Overbey, Bombardier: Pete Maximowicz, Flight engineer...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Kansas, USA 9 February 1920
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 29 November 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 May 2021 20:08:51 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Added punctuation in the "Summary biography" to aid readability.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:04:50 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1186 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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