Edwards, Glen Walter, Capt

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 770-Airplane Pilot
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1944-1948, AAF MOS 770, Air Force Flight Test Center (AFFTC)
Service Years
1941 - 1948
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Home Country
Canada
Canada
Year of Birth
1918
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada; Lincoln, California
Last Address
Muroc AAF (later Edwards AFB), California

Date of Passing
Jun 05, 1948
 
Location of Interment
Lincoln Cemetery - Lincoln, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 




 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal


 Military Association Memberships
In the Line of DutyAir Force Memorial (AFM)
  2014, In the Line of Duty
  2016, Air Force Memorial (AFM) [Verified] - Assoc. Page


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He was born in Canada but moved to Lincoln, CA when he was 13 and he maintained dual citizenship for the rest of his life.
He was an A-20 Havoc pilot in the Mediterranean Theater in WWII and a test pilot after the war.
He and 4 others were killed in the crash of the Northrop YB-49 Flying Wing bomber.
Edwards AFB (formerly Muroc AAF), CA is named for him.
   
Other Comments:
Sources:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glen_Edwards_(pilot)
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-vetscor/1099447/posts http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=70659438
http://www.check-six.com/lib/Drinks/toast_2_Glen_Edwards.htm
http://www.warbirdforum.com/edwards.htm
   
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 Unit Assignments
Aviation Cadet Flight School86th Bombardment Squadron, Light47th Bombardment Group Light-Night AttackAir Force Test Pilot School
Air Force Flight Test Center (AFFTC)
  1941-1942, AAF MOS 770, Aviation Cadet Flight School
  1942-1943, AAF MOS 1051, 86th Bombardment Squadron, Light
  1942-1943, AAF MOS 1051, 47th Bombardment Group Light-Night Attack
  1944-1945, AAF MOS 770, Air Force Test Pilot School
  1944-1948, AAF MOS 770, Air Force Flight Test Center (AFFTC)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1942-1942 Algeria-French Morocco Campaign (1942)/Operation Torch
  1942-1942 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Algeria-French Morocco Campaign (1942)
  1942-1943 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Tunisia Campaign (1942-43)
  1943-1943 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Sicily Campaign (1943)
  1943-1943 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Naples-Foggia Campaign (1943-44)
 Colleges Attended 
University of California, BerkeleyPrinceton University
  1937-1941, University of California, Berkeley
  1946-1947, Princeton University
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-18 Bolo  A-20 Havoc  XB-42 Mixmaster  B-35 Flying Wing  
  1942-1942, B-18 Bolo
  1942-1943, A-20 Havoc
  1945-1946, XB-42 Mixmaster
  1946-1946, B-35 Flying Wing
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