Edwin R. Burt

Capt. Edwin R. Burt, 1944
Capt. Edwin R. Burt, 1944
Recent Address: 237 SE 17th Avenue, Portland, OR 97214
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Family Info: Parents: Roy and Olive; Wife: Janice; Child: Roger; Sibling: Eloise
Hometown: Estherville, IA
Date Entered Service: May 31, 1941
Service Number: 0433648
Bomb Group: 468th
Squadron: 794th
Location of Unit: Tinian (July, 1945)
Missions Flown: 5
Hump Missions:
Targets: Hachiogi, Takarazuka, Saga, Fukuyama, Tokyo (Power Display)
Awards: Air Medal, Distinguished Unit Badge with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with 3 Bronze Service Stars, WWII Victory Medal
Service Schools: Primary and Basic Flight-Ontario,CA Aug-Oct 1941; Advanced Flight-Stcoton, CA Jan 1942; P-63 Airframe Engin., Bell Co., Niagara Falls, NY Sep 1944
MOS: MOS 1093-Pilot B-29 VHB, MOS 4823-Aircraft Engineering Officer
Rank Upon Discharge: Captain
Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: 42-24893 Li'l Organ Annie (inherited from Harry Olsen's crew)
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Date Transferred from the 58th: October 21, 1945
Date Discharged: November 6, 1946
Post WWII Service: 6th Recon. Sqdn., Roswell, NM (B-29 Pilot). Remained in Reserves, promoted to Major (in Iowa).
Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): Owner-operator of office machine sales and service business.
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Comments: Mr. Burt passed away June 7, 1956 of leukemia and is buried at Oak Hill Cemetery, Estherville, IA.

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