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Elwood R. Emerson
Birth: Oct. 22, 1919
Death: Aug. 1, 1943

Killed in action in Operation Tidal Wave - the bombing of the Ploesti, Romania oil fields.

Son of Edward F. Emerson and Myrtle M. Beisel.

U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Record: Name: Elwood R Emerson; Birth Year: 1919; Race: White, citizen (White); Nativity State or Country: Pennsylvania; State of Residence: New York; County or City: Onondaga; Enlistment Date: 15 Oct 1940; Enlistment State: New York; Enlistment City: Syracuse; Branch: Field Artillery; Branch Code: Field Artillery; Grade: Private; Grade Code: Private; Component: National Guard (Officers, Warrant Officers, and Enlisted Men); Source: National Guard; Education: 4 years of high school; Civil Occupation: Clerks, general office; Marital Status: Single, without dependents; Height: 68; Weight: 133.
 
 
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MALCOLM CLAY DALTON S SGT
ELWOOD R EMERSON 2D LT
RONALD L HELDER 2D LT
RICHARD M KRUG 2D LT
JOSEPH E MIX T SGT
AIR CORPS
AUGUST 1 1943
1281

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Burial:
Fort McPherson National Cemetery
Maxwell
Lincoln County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: C, 0, 1281
 
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Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Feb 25, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 623225
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- wings214
 Added: Aug. 1, 2014
Thank you for my independence on this Independence Day and for always. Eternal peace young soldier.
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