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Edward A Fox

Military

Assigned to 714BS, 448BG, 8AF USAAF. Shot down 30 December 1943 in B-24 41-28599. Killed in Action (KIA).

Awards: PH.

Service

Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 448th Bomb Group

    448th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 448th Bombardment Group was organized on 6 April 1943 and activated on 1 May 1943 at Gowen Field, near Boise, Idaho. The initial training of the air crews took place in Florida. The entire group was assembled Wendover Field, Utah. Both air and...

  • 714th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 41-28599

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 714BS, 448BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Ludwigshaven shot down 30-Dec-43, 6 x crew baled out, pilot, copilot, radio operator and engineer remained with A/C, with only the engineer surviving the crash. 7 x POW, 3 x KIA....

Associated Place

  • Seething

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1942-43 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, Seething had three concrete runways, 51 hardstandings of both loop and 'frying-pan’ types, and two T2 hangars, one on each side of the airfield. It was home to the 448th Bomb Group, equipped with...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Illinois, USA 5 May 1917

Son of Oscar and Cecile [Dupont] Fox.

Lived in New Berlin, Illinois, USA 1941
Based Seething 1943 – 30 December 1943

Assigned to 714BS, 448BG, 8AF USAAF.

Died 30 December 1943

Shot down 30 December 1943 in B-24 41-28599. Killed in Action (KIA).

Buried 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 August 2016 15:06:46 Al_Skiff Changes to service number, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbmsn.asp?SN=41-28599&Submit6=Go
https://www.fold3.com/image/28657742
http://www.fieldsofhonor-database.com/index.php/american-war-cemetery-ar...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:08:13 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 4177 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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