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Sgt Eugene Owen Gladd
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Birth: Feb. 8, 1915
Richmond Hill
Queens County
New York, USA
Death: Feb. 8, 1943, At Sea

Entered The Service from New York 15 Dec 1941. Combat Organization, 436th Bomber Squadron, 7th Bomber Group, Heavy. US Awarded him the PURPLE HEART MEDAL. He enlisted immediately after Pearl harbor, signing up with the Army Air Force. he trained as a radio operator at Scott Field, Ill. and learned so rapidly that he was shipped out in September, unable to come home on furlough. In the meantime he had added gunnery to his accomplishments and earned his silver wings at El Pasco, Texas. Sergeant Eugene Gladd was killed in action while serving as a radio operator and gunner aboard a bomber somewhere in the Asiatic area.
Son of Franklin Gladd and Frances Cassidy both from New York. He was one of 5 brothers, Robert, Edmund, Harold and Warren. He was married to Janet Wilson in 1934 and divorced in 1939, They had a child together,Janet Gladd Klein. He was orignally buried at Barrakpore, India, at the Barrakpore Cemetery until his body was moved to Hawaii in 1949 
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  Janet Winnaretta Wilson Brewer (1916 - 1992)
Note: S/SGT US Army Air Force
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific *
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA
Plot: A 313
*Memorial Site [?]
Created by: Patricia Corbett
Record added: Nov 05, 2007
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Sgt Eugene Owen Gladd
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Sgt Eugene Owen Gladd
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Rest in peace as I think of you this day
- Patricia Corbett
 Added: Nov. 15, 2011

- Cheryll Cotten
 Added: Oct. 29, 2006
Thank you for serving our country
- Patricia Corbett
 Added: Nov. 5, 2007

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