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Lieut Edward Robert Budz
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Birth: Oct. 20, 1915
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jul. 14, 1942
Queensland, Australia

Lt Budz was the navigator on B-17E #41-2655, with the 5th Air Force, 30th Bombardment Squadron, 19th Bombardment Group. The plane ditched in the ocean immediately after take off from Horn Island air base in Australia in heavy rain, killing three of the crew. They were on a bombing mission to Lae, in New Guinea.

The local VFW is in part named after Lt. Budz and his brother Chester, also a former veteran with the 19th Bombardment Group.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Andrew Budz (1887 - 1948)
  Mary S. Korkosz Budz (1886 - 1957)
 
Burial:
Saint Bridgets Cemetery
Great Barrington
Berkshire County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Maintained by: dfr
Originally Created by: Mark Wing
Record added: Jun 20, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 71670535
Lieut Edward Robert Budz
Added by: Elsie Scharpf Saar
 
Lieut Edward Robert Budz
Added by: Elsie Scharpf Saar
 
 
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