|Birth: ||Aug. 13, 1916|
St. Louis County
|Death: ||Sep. 19, 1944|
MAJOR EDWIN W. HIRO
Edwin W. Hiro, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Hiro, 400 Third street southwest, was killed in action during an air battle near Vreden, Germany, Sept. 19, 1944. He entered the service Jan. 27, 1942, and was a fighter pilot with the 8th Air Force stationed in England. His citations were the Air Medal with three Oak Leaf clusters, the Distinguished Flying Cross, and Oak Leaf cluster, and a Purple Heart which was sent to his parents.
Note: Entered the service from Minnesota.
Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial
Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56299809
Added: Jul. 8, 2010