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Edward P De Brular

Military

Killed in crash of B24 42-95160, Garvestone Norfolk

Service

Units served with

  • 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    Group
    The 492nd Bomb Group were assigned to the 8th Air Force in April 1944. They flew 60 missions over occupied Europe from 11 May 1944 until 7 August 1944. ...

  • 856th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-95160

    B-24 Liberator
    Crashed 4 June 1944, Garvestone, Norfolk. Crew was killed, as well as 2 firefighters who died when a bomb exploded.

Associated Place

  • North Pickenham

    Military site : airfield
    Built comparatively late during 1943-44 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, North Pickenham was rather cramped as an airfield site so the main runway was shorter than typical. It had three concrete runways, 50 loop hardstandings and two dispersed T2...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Cromwell, IN 46732, USA 30 March 1923
Died Garvestone, Norwich, Norfolk NR9, UK 4 June 1944

Killed in crash of B24 42-95160

Buried

Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial
Coton
South Cambridgeshire District
Cambridgeshire, England
Plot: Plot E Row 5 Grave 83

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 August 2017 13:06:35 Lucy May Changes to surname, service number and events
Sources

https://abmc.gov/node/539594#.WZGgDk2WyM8

Date Contributor Update
22 March 2015 16:53:33 usxpat Changes to biography and events
Sources

http://www.garveston12.org.uk/

Date Contributor Update
21 March 2015 21:15:25 usxpat Changes to nickname, role, biography, awards, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

Find A Grave Memorial# 56289079
http://www.garveston12.org.uk/debrular.html

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:08:34 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Combat Sup / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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