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Bacon III, Edward Richardson

Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Edward Richardson Bacon III.

Unit/Placed in, 21st Bomber Squadron, 28th Bomber Group, Heavy.


Edward is born approx. on5 March 1920 in Chicago.

Father, Edward R. Bacon.

Mother, Katherine (Harrell) Bacon.

Spouse, Blair (Holloway) Bacon.


Edward enlisted the service in Illinois with service number # 0-734635.


Edward‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-24  were,

Captain        Harrell R. Hoffman            Pilot

2nd Lt.          Robert J. Riddle                Co Pilot

2nd Lt.          Carroll W. Cramer             Navigator

2nd Lt.          Edward R. Bacon III           Bombardier

TSgt.            Myron M. Brown               Engineer/Gunner

TSgt.            John J. Antonio                Radio Operator/Gunner

SSgt.            Sammy C. Benton             Radar Observer

SSgt.            Raymond G. Brown           Asst. Engineer/Gunner

SSgt.            Richard H. Quackenbush     Top Turret Gunner

Sgt.              Nick J. Mesa                     Photographer

Edward was KIA on the Bombing Mission to Paramushir island, Russia when they was last seen followed by enemy planes on 8 Nov. 1943,  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,

Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com and ww2-europe.com.

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

National Historian

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

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

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

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


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

Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/

21th Bomber Squadron
28th Bomber Group
Alexai Point Army Airfield, Attu Island
Paramushir Raiders in Flight 1943
His rank Second Lieutenant