Aldrin, Edwin Eugene, Sr., Col

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Colonel
Primary Unit
1946-1956, Air Force Reserve Command
Service Years
1917 - 1956
Colonel

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Home State
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Year of Birth
1896
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Worcester, Massachusetts
Last Address
San Francisco, California


Date of Passing
Dec 28, 1974
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 2, Grave E-156

 Official Badges 




 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal


 Military Association Memberships
Air Force Memorial (AFM)
  2015, Air Force Memorial (AFM) [Verified] - Assoc. Page


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He had a very long career serving in the USAAS, USAAC, USAAF, and USAFR during WWI, WWII, and the Cold War. He was the father of astronaut Buzz Aldrin.
   
Other Comments:
Sources:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edwin_Eugene_Aldrin_Sr.

http://www.veterantributes.org/TributeDetail.php?recordID=1809

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/32487280

https://dmairfield.com/people/aldrin_ee/

https://archives.lib.purdue.edu/agents/people/726

https://www.ancestry.com
   
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Aviator (Command)


 
 Unit Assignments
US Army (USA)United States Army Air ServiceUnited States Army Air Corps (USAAC)US Army Reserve (USAR)
United States Army Air Forces (USAAF)Air Force Reserve Command
  1917-1918, US Army (USA)
  1918-1926, M 0273, United States Army Air Service
  1926-1929, M 0273, United States Army Air Corps (USAAC)
  1929-1942, US Army Reserve (USAR)
  1942-1946, United States Army Air Forces (USAAF)
  1946-1956, Air Force Reserve Command
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1917-1918 World War I
  1941-1945 World War II
 Colleges Attended 
Clark UniversityWorcester Polytechnic InstituteMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyMassachusetts Institute of Technology
  1913-1915, Clark University
  1915-1916, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  1925-1927, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  1927-1928, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 My Aircraft/Missiles
DH-4 Bomber  
  1926-1926, DH-4 Bomber
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