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2LT John Herbert Edyvean
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Birth: May 15, 1919
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA
Death: Apr. 7, 1943
Real County
Texas, USA

Son of Frank M. & Antoinette Edyvean.

Husband of Helen Edyvean of San Antonio, Texas.

John served as a Second Lieutenant on AT-7 (#41-21117), U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Baltimore, Maryland prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on December 17, 1941 in Baltimore, Maryland. He was noted as being employed as a Photographer and also as Single, without dependents.

His death certificate notes that at the time of his death he was married. It was also noted that he was interred in Texas.

John died in the "Line of Duty" as a result of an airplane crash 12 miles north of Leakey, Texas during the war.

Service # O-664295

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Airmen who perished on AT-7 (#41-21117):

Edyvean, John H ~ 2nd Lt, Maryland
Lantz, Don E ~ Cadet, Ohio
Lesher, Rollie H ~ Cadet, Texas
McGurren, Daniel E ~ Cadet, Missouri
McReynolds, Robert L ~ 2nd Lt, Pilot, Oklahoma

Bio & Crew Report by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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Below article submitted by:
Dan Phelan

From Hondo Anvil Herald (Hondo, TX), 9 Apr. 1943:

Two army officers and three aviation cadets were killed at approximately 3 a.m. Wednesday when their twin-engined training ship crashed 12 miles north of Leakey, Texas, during a routine mission.

The dead were listed as follows:
2nd Lt. Robert Lee McReynolds, 24, pilot, of Mangum OK
2nd Lt. John H. Edyvean, 23, navigator, Baltimore
Cadet Don E. Lantz, 21, Brander, OH
Cadet Rollie H. Lesher, 24, Borger, TX
Cadet Daniel E. McGurren, 24, Sedalia, MO

Body lost or destroyed
Specifically: Place of Burial being researched
Created by: Russ Pickett
Record added: Jul 16, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 113887711
2LT John Herbert Edyvean
Added by: Dan Phelan
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- Russ Pickett
 Added: Jul. 16, 2013

- Russ Pickett
 Added: Jul. 16, 2013

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