New England Air Museum
Edmund P. Digre

 

Recent Address:

304 N. Oak Street, Hendricks, MN 56136-9509

Email:

 

Family Information:

Wife: Althea; Children: Diane and Annette

Hometown:

Hendricks, MN

Date Entered Service:

November 11, 1942

Service Number:

37462832

Bomb Group:

2621st AAF Base Unit, Sqdn. C-1

Squadron:

 

Location of Unit:

Barksdale Field, LA

Missions Flown:

 

Hump Missions Flown:

 

Targets:

 

Awards/Decorations:

American Theater Service Medal, Good Conduct

Service Schools Attended:

 

Military Specialty(ies):

MOS 754-Radio Mechanic, AAF

Rank Upon Discharge:

Sergeant

Crew Type:

 

Airplane Serial No.& Name:

 

Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:

 

Date Discharged from the 58th:

February 2, 1946

Post-WWII Military Service:

 

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

Plumber, Engineer

Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:

Ed was proud to have served. He spoke often of his time at Barksdale Field.

Comments:

Mr. Digre passed away April 28, 2004 and is buried at Singsaas Lutheran Cemetery, Hendricks, MN.

 


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