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Paul Findley Edwards, Sr
Birth: Nov. 5, 1916
Kittanning
Armstrong County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Mar. 4, 1945, Germany

Paul was employed by Short Line Bus Co., New Kensington, Pa. He was inducted into military service on April 16, 1944, and trained at Ft. George G. Meade, Md.,Ft. North Texas, and Camp Chaffee, Ark. He was sent overseas on December 24,1944. He served in General Patton's Third Army, 87th Infantry Division. Paul was shot and killed in Reuth, Germany. His unit was making their advance under heavy enemy resistance when he was hit in the chest by enemy small arm fire. Upon his death, he was buried in the U S Military Cemetery #1, at Foy, Belgium. After the war, his remains were brought back to the United States. He was acting Staff Sergeant at the time of his death. The official promotion had not come through yet.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Findley Templeton Edwards (1873 - 1945)
  Cora Ellen Bruner Edwards (1877 - 1951)
 
 Spouse:
  Ruth Ann Williams Prokity (1918 - 2006)
 
 Children:
  Paul Findley Edwards (1939 - 1988)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mark K. Edwards (1897 - 1897)*
  Albert Richard Edwards (1900 - 1973)*
  Cecil Edwards (1903 - 1903)*
  Ione Leah Edwards (1907 - 1913)*
  Kenneth Ronell Edwards (1910 - 1986)*
  Paul Findley Edwards (1916 - 1945)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
PFC Co. L 345th Regt . 87th Inf Div.
 
Burial:
Kittanning Cemetery
Kittanning
Armstrong County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: C31
 
Created by: Paul F. Edwards
Record added: Mar 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50126899
Paul Findley Edwards, Sr
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Paul Findley Edwards, Sr
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Paul Findley Edwards, Sr
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Rest in peace cousin
- Robert Allen Bowser
 Added: Apr. 18, 2013
 
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