SSgt Edwin Adam Simoncek

SSgt Edwin Adam Simoncek

Birth
Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 20 Dec 1942 (aged 27)
France
Burial Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France
Plot Plot A Row 29 Grave 27
Memorial ID 56375527 · View Source
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Took off from Thurleigh, assigned taget Romilly-sur-Seine. Hit by 20mm cannon fire shortly after leaving the target. Aircraft slowly left the formation and went into a flat spin, rolled over and crashed in the vicinity of Nangis, France 7 KIA, 2 POW, 1 evaded.
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Two of his crewmates SSgt Arnold Pearson and Sgt Stephen Ross are also buried in the Epinal American Cemetery.


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Gravesite Details Entered the Service from Pennsylvania.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56375527
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SSgt Edwin Adam Simoncek (28 Mar 1915–20 Dec 1942), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56375527, citing Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial, Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France ; Maintained by War Graves (contributor 6) .