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Sgt Philip G. Bedwell
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Birth: 1919
Grant County
Indiana, USA
Death: 1943
Graz
Styria (Steiermark), Austria

On his parents tombstone in Grant Memorial Park cemetery in Marion, Indiana reads "Lost Life in Line of Duty Over Graz, Austria" and "Body Interred in Natl. Cemetery Jefferson Brks. St. Louis, MO."

Waist Gunner S/Sgt. Phillip G. Bedwell KIA DFC
Hometown: Marion, Ind.
Squadron: 328th BS 93RD Bomb Group
Service # 15101741
Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal, Purple Heart
Pilot

Target: Wiener Neustadt Bf 109 factory
Missing Air Crew Report Details
USAAF MACR#:
Date Lost: 1-Oct-43
Serial Number: 41-23711
Aircraft Model B-24D
Aircraft Letter: B
Aircraft Name: JERKS NATURAL
Location: 9 KIA
Cause:

SGT. Bedwell was a recipient of the Distinguished Flying Cross for his participation in the Ploesti raid "Operation Tidal Wave" August 1st 1943. One of the most daring raids of WW2. Coming in at tree top level the 44th BG destroyed Romanian oil refineries. 
 
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 Parents:
  Grant H. Bedwell (1890 - 1970)
  Eva L. Keene Bedwell (1895 - 1993)
 
Burial:
Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
Lemay
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA
 
Maintained by: Don Bedwell
Originally Created by: Tombstoner & Family
Record added: Aug 04, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15152506
Sgt Philip G. Bedwell
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Sgt Philip G. Bedwell
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Sgt Philip G. Bedwell
Added by: Tombstoner & Family
 
 
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Remembering you on this Memorial Weekend 2014
- Lazer
 Added: May. 24, 2014

- Don Bedwell
 Added: Feb. 6, 2012
Thank you for your great sacrifice in preserving our country's freedoms. I will honor you in the only way that I can . . . by remembering you always. May you rest in peace.
- Charles A. Lewis
 Added: Feb. 27, 2011
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