|Birth: ||Dec. 15, 1918|
|Death: ||Dec. 29, 1943|
Box Elder County
The Abilene Reporter News
Abilene, Taylor County, Texas
Sunday, January 16, 1944
Rites for Killed Gouldbusk Flier
COLEMAN, Jan. 15
Funeral for Sgt. Edward W. (Bill) Arnold, 35, of Gouldbusk were held Wednesday in Gouldbusk with Rev. Brady Slate officiating.
Sgt. Arnold, son of Mrs. E. L. Jennings of Temple, was fatally injured in an airplane crash near Salt Lake City 29 December 1943. His body was escorted to Gouldbusk by Sgt. Gene B. Goultney.
Sgt. Arnold was a life long resident of Gouldbusk. He had been in the AAF two years. Survivors: his mother, a sister, and a brother - Earl of Winters
Sergeant Arnold was an aerial gunner aboard U.S. Army Air Corps B-24E Liberator #42-7408.
He was killed as a result of a mid-air collision with
B-24E #42-7183, twelve miles northeast of Hogup Point,
near Clyman Bay of the Great Salt Lake, Utah. All twenty-five airmen aboard both airplanes perished.
By Son of Vina (Jennings) Arnold.
Plot: Row 16
Created by: Carl Langford
Record added: Jan 08, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 63896375
Killed in the collision of two U.S. Army Air Corps bombers near the western shores of the Great Salt Lake, Utah. The planes were on a training mission from Wendover airfield. Twenty-four other servicemen also perished.|
Added: Jan. 15, 2011