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George C Ewald

Military

Assigned to 93BG, 8AF USAAF.

Awards: GC, WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

Units served with

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1 Mar 42 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15 May 42. the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida, to continue advanced flight training and also to fly antisubmarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico. They...

Aircraft

  • 41-23722 - Bomerang

    B-24 Liberator
    - NOTE : The B-24D, 42-23722, named, Bomerang, should not be confused with the B-24D, 42-40115, named, Boomerang, which was also based in Britain. Boomerang was shot down and lost on the Ploesti mission. FTR. 1 Aug 43. ...

Associated Place

  • Hardwick

    Military site : airfield
    Planned as an RAF bomber airfield, Hardwick was used first by the 310th Bomb Group, equipped with B-25 Mitchells. B-24 Liberators of the 93rd Bomb Group moved in briefly in March 1943, then returned in June 1943 remaining until the end of the war and...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Norfolk, Virginia 30 September 1918

Son of George Frederick and Anna Marie [Carroll] Ewald.

Based Hardwick 1943 – 1945

Assigned to 93BG, 8AF USAAF.

Died Colorado Springs, CO 5 April 1976
Buried Memorial Gardens Cemetery and Mausoleum, Colorado Springs, Co 9 April 1976

Memorial Gardens Cemetery and Mausoleum
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 November 2019 10:11:49 Al_Skiff Changes to service number, biography, events and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/record/23481701-george-ewald
https://www.fold3.com/record/83746144-george-c-ewald
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/83903844/george-c-ewald

Date Contributor Update
21 March 2018 18:23:10 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, highest rank, role, awards, events and unit associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/168652479?terms=George%20C%20Ewald

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:51 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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

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