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Edward F Connolly


Shot down 16 September 1943 in B-17 42-29901. Killed in Action (KIA).


Units served with

  • 379th Bomb Group

    379th Bomb Group

    The 379th Bomb Group (H) (heavy), based at Kimbolton, flew more sorties than any other Bomb Group in the Eighth Air Force and dropped a greater bomb tonnage than any other Group. The B-17 Flying Fortress Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit...

  • 526th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-29901

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 5/3/43; Sioux City 18/3/43; Kearney 9/4/43; Dow Fd 13/4/43; Assigned 526BS/379BG [LF-K] Kimbolton 22/4/43; Missing in Action Nantes 16/9/43 with Walt Euwer, Co-pilot: Len Brown, Navigator: Sten Evans, Bombardier: Ed Connolly, Flight...


Event Location Date
Born Dubuque, Iowa, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) France 16 September 1943
Buried Brittany American Cemetery, Saint James, France, A 18 5


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:08:20 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1347 / MACR 1347; 379th Bombardment Group Anthology, pg 279 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database