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Austin, Edward L.

Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Edward L. Austin.

Unit/Placed in, 421st Bomber Squadron, 504th Bomber Group, Very Heavy.


Edward is born approx. on 1925.

Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.


Edward enlisted the service in Michigan with service number # 2076496.


Edward‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-29 were,

Capt.            James B. Collier                Pilot

F/O              Ralph E. Dixon                  Co Pilot

2nd Lt.          James S. Morgan               Navigator

2nd Lt.          Edward L. Austin              Radar Operator

F/O              Robert W. Suit                  Bombardier

SSgt.            H. E. Ritchie                     Radio Operator

TSgt.            Jack L. Blackmon              Engineer

SSgt.            Joseph P. Urcivoli              Right Waist Gunner

Sgt.              S. M. Boyd                       Left Waist Gunner

Sgt.              M. H. Doring                     Tail Gunner

SSgt.            R. M. Knouse                    Central Fire Control


Edward was KIA on way back from the Mission to Osaka the Engines Backfired, they ran out of Fuel and they crashed in the Sea on 7 June 1945, he is honored with an Air Medal, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


Edward is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.

Courts of the missing.


Thanks to, https://rjs.org/ww2/

Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

Seabees History Bob Smith  https://seabeehf.org/

Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

POW Info, http://www.mansell.com    Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/    Geoffrey Roecker

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org


Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

421st Bomber Squadron
504th Bomber Group
North Field, Saipan
Nose Art plane
Edward L. Austin
His rank Second Lieutenant
On Mission