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Capt Edward Dilkes Hirst
Birth: Feb. 29, 1920
Riverton
Burlington County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Feb. 23, 1945

Eddie was a passenger aboard a C-47 transport plane on 23 February 1945, when it disappeared in the South Pacific on a flight from Owi Island to Leyte. There were 19 military personnel on board when the plane went down.
Eddie married Bertha Marie Brodersen three days after Pearl Harbor on 10 December 1941. They were divorced in December of 1944. He married his second wife, Betty Nellie Ross Pope in January 1945 (one month before he was lost at sea). She was a native of Australia.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Harvey Louis Hirst (1888 - 1970)
  Clara M Burris Hirst (1890 - 1969)
 
 Spouse:
  Bertha Marie Broderson Wetherell (1918 - 2002)
 
 Siblings:
  Marion Rena Hirst Pritchard (1911 - 1985)*
  Mildred Burris Hirst Elwell (1916 - 1971)*
  Edward Dilkes Hirst (1920 - 1945)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Entered the service from New York.
 
Burial:
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial
Manila
Metro Manila
National Capital, Philippines
 
Maintained by: Dean Hirst
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56752205
Capt Edward Dilkes Hirst
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Capt Edward Dilkes Hirst
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Capt Edward Dilkes Hirst
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