SSGT Albert M Edwards

SSGT Albert M Edwards

Birth
Death 9 May 1945 (aged 22)
Central Sulawesi, Indonesia
Burial Monroe, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 144258759 · View Source
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Armorer-gunner aboard B-24J Liberator
#44-41179 "Woody Wood Pecker."

Shot down by Japanese forces on mission to
strike the Togian Islands, Dutch East Indies
(Indonesia).

Five crew members were Killed In Action, but
the pilot and four others survived and were
returned to active service.

The crew members lost on mission were:

2nd Lt. William P Barner, co-pilot
Flt. Off. George O Vetter, Jr, navigator
T/Sgt. Frank L Savino, radio operator
S/Sgt. Jack W Smalling, photographer


Inscription

SSGT, 424 AAF BOMB SQ, 307 BOMB GP WORLD WAR II


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  • Created by: ShaneO
  • Added: 27 Mar 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 144258759
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SSGT Albert M Edwards (6 Feb 1923–9 May 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 144258759, citing Mulhearn Memorial Park Cemetery, Monroe, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by ShaneO (contributor 47009366) .