Edward Francis Boss
Born 14 January 1922
Missing in action since 5 January 1944
Memorialized at the Cambridge American Cemetery, England
Son of Tyre Glenn Boss and Rebecca Louvella Anderson

Sgt Boss entered the service on 17 October 1942 at Richmond, Virginia.

On 5 January 1944, aircraft B-24H with serial number 42-7722 departed from RAF station Seething, United Kingdom and was on an objective bombing mission to Kiel, Germany. It was last seen over the Target.

Crew members
Pilot, 2nd Lt Walter A. Yuengert
Co-Pilot, 2nd Lt Charles R. Schmidt
Navigator, 2nd Lt. Charles E. Sloan
Bombardier, 2nd Lt Lester F. Davidson
Engineer-Top Turret Gunner, S/Sgt Howard L. Wilson
Asst. Engineer/Right Waist Gunner, S/Sgt Albert H. Backhaus
Radio Operator/Asst Top Turret Gunner, Sgt Irving Kolokow
Mech /Left Waist Gunner Sgt Dellas D. Beverlin
Armorer/ Lower Ball Gunner, Sgt Edward F. Boss
Armorer/Tail Gunner, Sgt Herman Wittenberg

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Date of birth:
  • 14 January 1922
  • Date of death: 5 January 1944
  • County: Hamilton
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 714th Bomber Squadron, 448th Bomber Group, Heavy
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Air Medal, Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Cambridge American Cemetery, Cambridge, England
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XI, Middle Panel
  • Sponsored by: Daryl Boss

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