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Edward Julius Renth

Military

Service

People

  • Foster Citty

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

  • Everett Epps

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

  • Orlando LaNave

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

  • Charles Prindle

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

  • Charles Webb

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Aerial Gunner | 416th Bomb Group

Units served with

Aircraft

  • 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.

  • 43-9717

    A-20 Havoc

  • 43-9189 Winsome Winnie

    A-20 Havoc
    Written off after crash landing due to engine troubles at Parkhold Farm near Gosfield, Essex on 11 July 1944. Pilot Lt. Walter L. Pentilla was killed.

  • 43-9226

    A-20 Havoc

  • 43-9943

    A-20 Havoc

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...

  • Laon/Athies

    Military site : airfield

  • Melun

    Military site : airfield

Events

Event Location Date
Born Chicago, Illinois 25 February 1920
Graduated West Point, New York June 1943

United States Military Academy

First 416th BG Combat Mission Monceau-sur-Sambre, France 18 April 1944
Final 416th BG Combat Mission Marburg, Germany 5 March 1945

Flew 72 combat missions

Died San Antonio, Texas 2 January 2008
Buried Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery 5 January 2008

Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Plot
Section 48 Site 240

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 March 2021 01:38:14 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/2345/images/40014_18211...
https://www.416th.com/missions/LoadingList.html
https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/166722547/person/212255...

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