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Edward A Comer

Military

Assigned to 352BS, 25BG, 8AF USAAF.

Awards: AM (4OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (2 x Battle Stars).

Service

People

Units served with

  • 25th Bomb Group

    25th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 25th Bombardment Group (Reconnaissance) was constituted in the days after D-Day and activated in England in August 1944 to carry out photographic and mapping missions over mainland Europe as the Allied armies pushed east. The Group were designated...

  • 652nd Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Watton

    Military site : airfield
    Built in 1939 as a medium bomber station with a grass airfield, Watton was occupied by the RAF until handed over to the Eighth Air Force in mid-1943. Improved initially with a single steel mat runway in 1943, plus 41 loop and 12 pan hardstandings, a...

Events

Event Location Date
Born 1914

SC

Enlisted Portland, ME 23 October 1942

Portland, Maine

Lived in Saco, ME 1943
Based Watton 1944 – 1944

Assigned to 352BS, 25BG, 8AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 March 2022 17:43:32 Al_Skiff Changes to media associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/record/85587686/edward-a-comer-wwii-army-enlistmen...
https://catalog.archives.gov/id/138761343

Date Contributor Update
17 March 2022 17:40:15 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, service number, biography, awards, events, person associations, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/record/85587686/edward-a-comer-wwii-army-enlistmen...
https://catalog.archives.gov/id/138761343

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:08:10 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Aerial Intelligence of the 8th Air Force, pg 33 (photo) / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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