Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Edward B. Allaire.
Unit/Placed, 72nd (Air Service) Squadron, 52nd Air Service Group ”Peacocks”.
Edward was born approx. on 1920 in New York.
Parents and Siblings, No Record.
Edward enlisted the service in New York with service number # 12167518.
Edward’s rank/duty was a Staff Sergeant/Passenger flying with the 555th Bomber Squadron flying a B-55 on-board the .
Edward’s crew-members and their position on-board the plane a C-46 were;
2nd Lt. Verne L. Gibb Pilot
T/Sgt. Josep A. Valien Co Pilot
S/Sgt. Robert C. Smith Radio Operator/Loader
S/Sgt. Fred M. White Jr. Engineer/Loader
S/Sgt. Edward B. Allaire Passenger
1st Lt. John A. Feuchtenberger Passenger
Edward B. Allaire died when the plane crashed with Cargo and Passengers on the way to Chabua, India due to the weather conditions, on Oct. 23, 1945. he is honored with a Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Edward at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Tablets of the Missing.
Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Seabees History Bob Smith https://seabeehf.org/
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com