2LT Edward Lee Games

2LT Edward Lee Games

New Jersey, USA
Death 12 Feb 1943 (aged 24–25)
Roswell, Chaves County, New Mexico, USA
Burial Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Plot Sec. 1EC
Memorial ID 50665862 · View Source
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Edward served as a Second Lieutenant & Co-Pilot on B-24D #42-40144, 380th Bomber Group, U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.

He resided at 2403 Lamotte Steet, New Castle County, Wilmington, Delaware.

Edward enlisted in the Army on October 23, 1941, prior to the war, at Fort Dix, New Jersey. He was noted as being Married.

B-24D #42-40144, operating from Biggs Army Airfield, crashed due to multiple engine failures caused by severe icing of the carburetors, eight miles northwest of Roswell, New Mexico. Seven other crew members also perished. Only one survived by successful bailout and parachuted to ground without injury.

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

Service # O-795586

Son of Howard Thomas Games, Jr. and Sadie Lee Games.

Husband of Rosalma A. Johnson Games.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

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Airmen who perished on B-24D #42-40144:

Dickson, George ~ Sgt, Gunner
( Memorial Not Found }
Donaldson, Robert J. ~ S/Sgt, Radio Operator
McMullen, James E. ~ 2nd Lt, Navigator
Morris, Richard L. ~ 2nd Lt, Bombardier
Stinne, Leslie W. ~ Sgt, Gunner
Wylie, Charles C. ~ 2nd Lt, Pilot
Yauch, John J. ~ Sgt, Gunner

( Crew Report by: Russ Pickett )

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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 4 Apr 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 50665862
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2LT Edward Lee Games (1918–12 Feb 1943), Find a Grave Memorial no. 50665862, citing Cathedral Cemetery, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .