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Sgt Edward John Fereck

Sgt Edward John Fereck

Birth
Pennsylvania, USA
Death 9 Mar 1944 (aged 20)
Podington, Bedford Borough, Bedfordshire, England
Burial Grafton, Taylor County, West Virginia, USA
Plot B, 0, 1704
Memorial ID 643526 · View Source
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Edward served as a Sergeant & Ball Turret Gunner on B-17 (#42-3536), 325th Bomber Squadron, 92nd Bomber Group, U.S. Army Air Force, during World War II.

He resided in Monogalia County, West Virginia prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on December 7, 1942 at Fort Thomas, Newport, Kentucky. He was noted as being employed as a miner and also as being Single, without dependents.

Edward was "Killed In Action" over Europe during the war and was awarded the Air Medal and a Purple Heart.

He was originally interred in England and was later repatriated here on July 20, 1948.

Service # 15340149

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Airmen who perished on B-17 (#42-3536):

Berg, Henry V ~ 2nd Lt, Co-Pilot, Minnesota
Burkhart, Ira L ~ T/Sgt, Ohio
Campbell, Thomas M ~ Sgt, Tail Gunner, Maryland
Dexter, John B ~ 2nd Lt, Bombardier, District Of Columbia
Fereck, Edward J ~ Sgt, Ball Turret Gunner, West Virginia
Foster, Robert L ~ Sgt, Waist Gunner, California
Haasis, Herman L ~ 2nd Lt, Navigator, Kansas
Littleton, Elmer W ~ S/Sgt, Gunner, Arkansas
Richichi, John J ~ S/Sgt, Radio Operator, New York
Webb, William L ~ 2nd Lt, Pilot, Wisconsin

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

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Inscription

SGT, 325 AAF BOMB SQ, 92 BOMB GP WORLD WAR II


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  • Imported from: US Veteran's Affairs
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 643526
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Edward John Fereck (13 Aug 1923–9 Mar 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 643526, citing Grafton National Cemetery, Grafton, Taylor County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by US Veterans Affairs Office (contributor 5) .