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CPL Edward Paul Whalen, Jr
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Birth: Nov. 29, 1925
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: May 26, 1945
Tokyo Metropolis, Japan

Edward Paul Whalen, a Purple Heart Recipent, died over Tokyo, Japan near the end of World War II. The mission that night was on downtown Tokyo and the near by waterfront.

He is the uncle and great uncle of nearly 100 nieces and newphews who never met him but are honored and proud to be related to this brave, young American Patriot!

Your sacrifice will NEVER be forgotten.

"Cpl Edward P. Whalen Jr., US AAF Killed in action over Japan May 26, 1945 beloved son of Edward P. Sr. and Elizabeth, nee Roach; dear brother of William R., James M., Thomas P., John R., and Mary. Resting at funeral home, 6216 N. Clark street after 6 p.m. Wednesday funeral from funeral home, with services at St. Hilary's church at 10 o'clock. Interment All Saints. Please omit flowers." 
 
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 Parents:
  Edward Paul Whalen (1892 - 1960)
  Elizabeth Louise Roach Whalen (1895 - 1964)
 
 Siblings:
  Edward Paul Whalen (1925 - 1945)
  William Roach Whalen (1927 - 1998)*
  Thomas Patrick Whalen (1929 - 2010)*
  John Richard Whalen (1932 - 2002)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
CPL, US ARMY AIR FORCES WORLD WAR II
 
Burial:
All Saints Catholic Cemetery and Mausoleum
Des Plaines
Cook County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: mbm1311
Record added: Dec 11, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23360038
CPL Edward Paul Whalen, Jr
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CPL Edward Paul Whalen, Jr
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CPL Edward Paul Whalen, Jr
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Your sacrifice will never be forgotten. Rest in peace.
- Lynn Turner
 Added: Feb. 8, 2017
NARA records list this soldiers Home of Record as Cook County, Illinois...Killed In Action...Your service and sacrifice must never be forgotten.
- Eric Ackerman
 Added: Oct. 15, 2016
Illinois
- Russ Pickett
 Added: May. 16, 2016
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