Barker, Edward Fagan, 2nd Lt

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Second Lieutenant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1944-1944, AAF MOS 1055, Far East Air Forces
Service Years
1942 - 1944
Second Lieutenant

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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1923
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Herkimer, New York
Last Address
Nadzab Airfield, New Guinea

Date of Passing
Sep 30, 1944
 
Location of Interment
Calvary Cemetery - Herkimer, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Military Association Memberships
In the Line of DutyAir Force Memorial (AFM)
  1944, In the Line of Duty
  2015, Air Force Memorial (AFM) [Verified] - Assoc. Page


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He was assigned to the 1st Composite Fighter Squadron, Combat Replacement Training Center, 5th AF. He disappeared while on a training mission Sep 30, 1944. 
His crash site was investigated in 1962 and 2002 without any human remains being found. Finally in 2012, remains were found and in Jan 2015 were identified as being his. They were returned to Herkimer and buried Aug 1, 2015.
   
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Sources:
Enlistment record
http://www.syracuse.com/state/index.ssf/2015/07/wwii_pilots_remains_arrive_in_upstate_ny_for_burial_in_his_hometown.html
http://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/p-47/42-23241.html
 
   

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 Unit Assignments
United States Army Air Forces (USAAF)5th Air ForceFar East Air Forces
  1942-1944, AAF MOS 1055, United States Army Air Forces (USAAF)
  1944-1944, AAF MOS 1055, 5th Air Force
  1944-1944, AAF MOS 1055, Far East Air Forces
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1944 World War II1
  1944-1944 World War II/Asian-Pacific Theater/Air Offensive Campaign Japan (1942-45)
 My Aircraft/Missiles
P-47 Thunderbolt (Jug)  
  1944-1944, P-47 Thunderbolt (Jug)
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