671st BS Patch

416th Bombardment Group (L)

S/Sgt. Edward James Creeden

Airplane Armorer-Gunner,  31140813

Prisoner Of War

671st Bombardment Squadron (L)

WWII-Medal

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  Born: 13-Apr-1921, Norwood, Norfolk County, Massachusetts

Entered Military Service: Date: 24-Jul-1942 At: Boston, MA
NARA Enlistment Record: Enlisted Serial # 31140813

POW summary:
Fail to Return Date: 18-Mar-1945
POW Camp: Stalag 7A
Return Date: Before 30-Jun-1945
NARA WW II POW Data File Latest Report Date: 10-Jul-1945
NARA WW II POW Data File ID: 56088

Died: 22-Aug-1992, Brockton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts

On-line Memorials:
National World War II Registry
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MACR 13154 Details



Notes:
A/C Seen to Crash. Lost as a result of Enemy Anti-Aircraft.

Description:
Four planes were presumed to be lost to flak when they failed to return to base. The planes went down in the vicinity of the PPF IP, northeast of the town of Bingen. Two planes went down in the vicinity of the target. ... No chutes were seen to emerge from any of the planes that were lost. The crews are all listed as MIA. ... #237 received a direct hit in the right wing and was seen to hit the ground in flames near Bingen. The crew was Lt W.B. Jokinen and Sgt E.J. Creeden.
(416th BG History 1945)

See also Mission # 239




Photos and Documents
MA Birth Index
1930 US Census
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WW II Draft Registration
15-Feb-1942
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15-Feb-1942
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19-Oct-1942
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News Press
20-Nov-1942
Passenger List
19-Sep-1945
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19-Sep-1945
MA Marriage Index
1952
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The Record
21-Sep-1960
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The Record
11-Feb-1963
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The Record
11-Feb-1963
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The Record
06-Jun-1963
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The Record
06-Jun-1963
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08-May-1964
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The Record
06-Oct-1965
NJ Marriage Index
1967
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Prisoner Of War (POW) Camps
Escape & Evasion (E&E) Reports
POW/E&E Terms and Acronyms
POW/E&E Sources, References, Resources