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Person:
Edmund N Slater 1
Level of Education: 4 years of high school 1
Marital Status: Single, without dependents 1
Birth:
1921 1
Connecticut 1
Residence:
Place: Middlesex County, Massachusetts 1
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World War II 1

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Army 1
Enlistment Date:
25 Nov 1940 1
Army Branch:
Air Corps 1
Army Component:
National Guard (Officers, Warrant Officers, and Enlisted Men) 1
Army Serial Number:
20118362 1
Enlistment Place:
Boston Massachusetts 1
Source of Army Personnel:
National Guard 1
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Clerks, general office 1
Race or Ethnicity:
White 1
Source Information:
Box Number: 0329 1
Film Reel Number: 3.51 1

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Lt Edmund Slater, 310th BG, 379th BS, KIA 1 Feb.'44 MTO

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Lt Ed Slater; B-25 Mitchell Medium Bomber COMBAT PILOT (KIA) Shot-down at Sea

SLATER, Edmund E., 2Lt., Pilot, Enlistment Service #: 20118362
Officer's Service #: O-674955

KILLED IN ACTION on 01 February 1944~On a Sea Sweep Bombing Mission, Port
of Departure of Gambut, as the formation flew broadside, over a three enemy
ship convoy, it is believed that A/C # 42-64770 was hit by Flak as it was
crossing the ships. When last seen, it was burning at either the left engine
or the left gas tank. It crashed heavily into the sea about 30 seconds
later, nose down at about a 25 degree angle.

A/C # 42-64770 (MACR 2815)
P: Slater, Edmund N., 2Lt.~FOD
CP: Huttemann, Gustave (NMI), 2Lt.~FOD
B-N: Thorne, Dudley P., 2Lt.~FOD
RG: Pyles, Deane E., S/Sgt.~FOD
G: McConnell, Walter J., S/Sgt~FOD
TailG: Barneycastle, Todd (NMI), S/Sgt.~FOD
 A/C           Date       MACR  BG    Model
42-64770  2/1/1944   2815    310    B-25 
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World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938 - 1946
ARMY SERIAL NUMBER 20118362 20118362
NAME SLATER#EDMUND#N######### SLATER#EDMUND#N#########
RESIDENCE: STATE 13 MASSACHUSETTS
RESIDENCE: COUNTY 017 MIDDLESEX
PLACE OF ENLISTMENT 1306 BOSTON MASSACHUSETTS
DATE OF ENLISTMENT DAY 25 25
DATE OF ENLISTMENT MONTH 11 11
DATE OF ENLISTMENT YEAR 40 40
GRADE: ALPHA DESIGNATION PVT# Private
GRADE: CODE 8 Private
BRANCH: ALPHA DESIGNATION AC# Air Corps
BRANCH: CODE 20 Air Corps
FIELD USE AS DESIRED # #
TERM OF ENLISTMENT 0 Undefined Code
LONGEVITY ### ###
SOURCE OF ARMY PERSONNEL 7 National Guard
NATIVITY 11 CONNECTICUT
YEAR OF BIRTH 21 21
RACE AND CITIZENSHIP 1 White, citizen
EDUCATION 4 4 years of high school
CIVILIAN OCCUPATION 105 Clerks, general office
MARITAL STATUS 6 Single, without dependents
COMPONENT OF THE ARMY 4 National Guard (Officers, Warrant Officers, and
Enlisted Men)
CARD NUMBER # #
BOX NUMBER 0329 0329
FILM REEL NUMBER 3.51# 3.51#
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U.S. Rosters of World War II Dead, 1939-1945
Name: Edmund N Slater
Gender: Male
Race: White
Religion: Protestant
Disposition: Nonrecoverable
Service Branch: Army
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Service Number: 674955
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U.S. WWII Military Personnel Missing In Action or Lost At Sea, 1941-1946
Name: Edmond N Slater
Date of Loss: 1 Feb 1944 0
Branch: U.S. Army Air Force
Rank: 2 LT
Service Number: O674955
Status: Missing in Action
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WWI, WWII, and Korean War Casualty Listings
Name: Edmund N. Slater
Death Date: 1 Feb 1944
Cemetery: Tablets of The Missing At Florence American Cemetery
Cemetery Burial Plot: Missing in Action or Buried at Sea
Cemetery City: Florence
Cemetery Country: Italy
WAR: World War II
Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross, Purple Heart
Title: Second Lieutenant
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Service: U.S. Army Air Forces
Service ID: O-674955
Division: 379th Bomber Squadron, 310th Bomber Group, Medium
Data Source: World War II Honor Roll
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World War II and Korean Conflict Veterans Interred Overseas
Name: Edmund N Slater
Inducted From: Massachusetts
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Combat Organization: 379th Bomber Squadron 310th Bomber
Death Date: 1 Feb 1944
Monument: Florence, Italy
Last Known Status: Missing
U.S. Awards: Purple Heart Medal; Distinguished Flying Cross
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National WWII Memorial, Washington, D.C.
Registry~NARA~War Department Files
Honoree Hometown Service Source
Edmond N. Slater Middlesex County, MA U.S. Army National Archives
2 LT Edmond N. Slater ID: 0-674955
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Hometown: Middlesex County, MA
Status: FOD
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National WWII Memorial, Washington, D.C.
Registry~NARA~War Department Files
Honoree Hometown Service Source
Edmund N. Slater MA U.S. Army Air Forces ABMC Tablets of the Missing
Edmund N. Slater ID: O-674955
Entered the Service From: Massachusetts
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Service: U.S. Army Air Forces, 379th Bomber Squadron, 310th Bomber Group,
Medium
Died: Tuesday, February 01, 1944
Memorialized at: Florence American Cemetery
Location: Via Cassia, Italy
Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross, Purple Heart
NOTE: The U.S. ARMY NATIONAL ARCHIVES MIS-SPELLED EdmUnd
HAS EdmOnd
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From: MACR: NOK:
Mrs. Natalie E. Slater~WIFE
1138 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, Massachusetts
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findagrave.com:
2Lt Edmund N Slater
Birth: unknown
Death: Feb. 1, 1944
Note: Entered the service from Massachusetts.
Burial: Florence American Cemetery and Memorial
Florence, Toscana Region, Italy
Plot: Not Given
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1930 Census/Belmont/Middlesex Co./Massachusetts/Roll 914/Page:
26B/Enumeration
District: 182
Household Members: Name Age
Harold Slater/Head of Household/31
Emma J Slater/Wife/29
Edmund Slater/Son/9
Marylam Slater/Daughter/8
Harold Slater/Son/5
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