|Birth: ||Sep. 27, 1916|
|Death: ||Jan. 8, 2009|
San Diego County
Ensign W. E. Eder, USNR, was designated Naval Aviator #6321 in 1940. Entered active service via the pre-war Aviation Cadet (AVCAD) program. Retired in 1965 with the rank of Captain.
During World War II Captain Eder was credited with 6.5 aerial victories; served in both the Pacific and Atlantic; awarded the Navy Cross, Silver Star, two DFCs, as well as multiple other individual and unit awards.
Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea.
Created by: Mike Weeks
Record added: Dec 15, 2009
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