Gummerson, Elwood R., SSgt

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Primary Unit
1941-1941, 11th Bombardment Group, Heavy
Service Years
1932 - 1941
USAAFEnlisted Collar Insignia
Staff Sergeant

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Baggaley/Uniontown, Pennsylvania
Last Address
Hickam Field, Oahu, Territory of Hawaii

Casualty Date
Dec 07, 1941
Hostile, Died
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
World War II
Location of Interment
Sylvan Heights Cemetery - Oliver, Pennsylvania
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

Pearl Harbor Memorial Medallion

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Pearl Harbor FallenWorld War II Fallen
  1941, Pearl Harbor Fallen
  1941, Pearl Harbor Fallen
  2014, World War II Fallen

 Ribbon Bar

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
26th Bombardment Squadron, Heavy11th Bombardment Group, Heavy
  1941-1941, 26th Bombardment Squadron, Heavy
  1941-1941, 11th Bombardment Group, Heavy
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1941 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Attack on Pearl Harbor
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-18 Bolo  B-17 Flying Fortress  
  1941-1941, B-18 Bolo
  1941-1941, B-17 Flying Fortress
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He had served a previous hitch in the army from 1932 until an unknown date. His latest reenlistment was in Aug 1938 and then for some time he served in the coastal artillery in Panama.
He was killed during the Pearl Harbor attack and first was buried in HI but in early 1948 his remains were returned to PA.
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