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    2nd Lt. Edwin M Ward Jr.


    World War II · US Army

    United States of America
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    Birth - 14 Sep 1920
    Washington D.C.
    1939 - 1945 World War II
    Battle Date
    8 Apr 1944
    Battle Place
    Langenhagen, Germany
    Conflict Period
    World War II
    Served For
    United States of America
    Branch
    Army Air Forces
    Rank
    2nd Lieutenant
    Service End Date
    8 Apr 1944
    Service Date
    1 Jul 1940
    Service Number
    0-2045032
    Casualty Date
    8 Apr 1944
    Casualty Cause
    Flak/Plane Crash
    Casualty Place
    Langenhagen, Germany

    1 Source·1 Fgv Document

    Unit
    8th Air Force, 68th Squadron, 44th Bomb Group, "Flying Eight Balls"

    1 Source·1 Image

    Award - 8 Apr 1944
    Gold Star
    Langenhagen, Germany

    1 Source·1 Image

    Purple Heart
    8 Apr 1944
    Langenhagen, Germany

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    Marriage - 12 Apr 1943

    3 Sources·3 Images

    Luke Field Arizona
    Eulene M. Smothers
    Military Service
    Award - 8 Apr 1944
    Langenhagen, Germany
    Air Medal

    1 Source·1 Image

    Burial - 16 Jan 1952
    Arlington National Cemetery

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    Burial
    Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, United States of America

    1 Source·1 Fgv Document

    Gender
    Male
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