Beavers, Edward Howard, Jr., Capt

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
M 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Last AFSC Group
USAAF
Primary Unit
1944-1944, M 1055, 339th Fighter Group
Service Years
1942 - 1944
Captain

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1918
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Scranton, Pennsylvania
Last Address
RAF Fowlmere (USAAF Station 378),Cambridge, England

Casualty Date
Nov 27, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Germany
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Dunmore Cemetery - Dunmore, Pennsylvania
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Block 19

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Air Ace American Fighter Aces Congressional Gold Medal


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 Unit Assignments
Aviation Cadet Flight School503rd Fighter Squadron339th Fighter Group
  1942-1942, M 0273, Aviation Cadet Flight School
  1944-1944, M 1055, 503rd Fighter Squadron
  1944-1944, M 1055, 339th Fighter Group
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Northern France Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
 My Aircraft/Missiles
P-51/F-51 Mustang  
  1944-1944, P-51/F-51 Mustang1
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He was credited with destroying 5 enemy aircraft in aerial combat. He was killed when he was shot down by flak over Germany.
 
   
Comments/Citation
Sources:
http://www.cieldegloire.com/014_beavers_e_h.php
http://www.cieldegloire.com/fg_339.php
http://www.littlefriends.co.uk/gallery.php?Group=339
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/112876854/edward-h.-beavers
   
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