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Corp Edward Jeremiah Ryan

Corp Edward Jeremiah Ryan

Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, USA
Death 18 Jun 1945 (aged 20)
Biskra, Algeria
Burial Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, USA
Memorial ID 129562914 · View Source
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Edward served as a Corporal on C-54B #42-72372, 1252nd Base Unit, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Merrimack County, New Hampshire prior to the war.

C-54B #42-72372 took off from Casablanca, French West Africa on a ferrying mission to Karachi, India. They crashed, due to severe turbulence, 75 miles southeast of Biskra, Algeria during the war.

Edward died in the "Line Of Duty" in this crash.

Service # 31268908

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Airmen who perished on C-54B #42-72372:

Boyts, Lawrence G ~ Capt, Pilot, TX
Cranmer, Arthur M ~ FO, Co-Pilot, NJ
Moss, Rowland R ~ T/Sgt, KS
Ryan, Edward J ~ Cpl, NH

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


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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 10 May 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 129562914
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Corp Edward Jeremiah Ryan (20 Nov 1924–18 Jun 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 129562914, citing Calvary Cemetery, Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .