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Edwin W. Hiro, None

conflict:World War II
branch:Air Force
serial number:
location:8th Air Force stationed in England. 363rd Fighter Squadron 357th Fighter Group.
enlistment date:Jan. 26, 1942
place enlisted:Fort Snelling, MN
discharge date:None
place discharged:
decorations: Air Medal (1942-)
Distinguished Flying Cross (1926-)
Oak Leaf Cluster (U. S. Armed Forces)
Purple Heart (1932-)
history:Was killed in action during an air battle near Vreden, Germany, Sept. 19, 1944.
service documents:
references:Chisholm War History Committee Records. Iron Range Research Center, Chisholm, Minnesota.

Personal Information

date of birth:Aug. 13, 1916
birth place:
home town:
date of death:Sept. 19, 1944
father:John Hiro
mother:Lempie (Sikkala) Hiro

Last update: 11/18/2015