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Earl Edward DeMun

Military

Service

People

  • Sterling Alden

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Aerial Gunner | 416th Bomb Group

  • Robert Ballinger

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Aerial Gunner/Togglier | 416th Bomb Group

  • Morton Rosenstein

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Aerial Gunner | 416th Bomb Group

Units served with

Aircraft

  • 43-10148

    A-20 Havoc

  • 43-10165 Snooks

    A-20 Havoc

  • 43-9211

    A-20 Havoc
    Shot down by AA fire during attack on Montdidier airfield. Pilot 1Lt Michael E. Kleopfel was KIA, both gunners POW.

  • 43-9390

    A-20 Havoc
    Shot down by AA fire north of Abbeville on mission to Frévent, France on 8 August 1944. Pilot 1Lt Norman V. Shainberg and both gunners POW. MACR 7799

  • 43-9673

    A-20 Havoc
    Shot down by AA fire near Le Ponchel on a mission to Frevent, France on 8 August 1944. Pilot 1Lt Peter Dontas KIA, gunner SSgt Arthur L. Nielsen KIA and mechanic/gunner SSgt William Edward Fields POW. MACR 7794

  • 43-9717

    A-20 Havoc

  • 43-9450 Holey Joe

    A-20 Havoc
    Crashed after mid-air collision with A-20G (43-21483) on a routine training flight at Thorny Toll, Cambridgeshire on 30 August 1944. Pilot 2Lt John D. Smith was killed.

  • 43-9226

    A-20 Havoc

  • 43-9943

    A-20 Havoc

  • 43-21712

    A-20 Havoc

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Associated Place

  • Wethersfield

    Military site : airfield
    Planned in 1942 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, Wethersfield was then supposed to be loaned to the RAF in 1943, but was re-allocated to the Ninth Air Force by the time it was complete. Built during 1943-44, it had three concrete runways, 49 loop...

  • Melun

    Military site : airfield

Events

Event Location Date
Born Bath, New York 17 February 1916
First 416th BG Combat Mission Poix Airfield, France 3 March 1944
Final 416th BG Combat Mission Berg-Gladbach, Germany 6 February 1945

66 combat missions

Died Asheville, NC 2 April 1996
Buried Riverside National Cemetery 10 April 1996

Riverside National Cemetery
Riverside, Riverside County, California, USA
Plot
3, 0, 1898

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
09 March 2021 01:40:55 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, highest rank, role, events, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

https://www.416th.com/missions/LoadingList.html
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/574047/earl-edward-demun

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