Edmonds, Cpl. Gethin T.

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Cpl. Gethin Thomas Edmonds 
Born: 28 February 1920 – Chicago, Illinois 
Parents: Gethin Edmonds and Louise E. Schaar-Edmonds 
Name: Thomas Gethin Edmonds on high school records 
– the military required the name on birth certificate be used on his records 
Siblings: 1 sister, 3 brothers 
Nickname: Tom 
Home: 
– 1434 South Fourteenth Avenue, Maywood, Illinois 
Education: 
– Garfield School 
– Proviso Township High School  
– Class of 1937 
Employed: Jones Grocery – Broadview, Illinois
Selective Service Registration: 16 October 1940
Contact Person: Gethin Edmonds – father
Inducted: 
– 28 November 1940 
– Camp Forrest, Tennessee 
– Company I, 130 Infantry Regiment 
– U.S. Army Air Corps – 27 December 1941 
Serial Number: 36026193 
Training: 
– Fort Croft, Louisiana 
– radio operator 
Unit: 16th Army Air Force – Air Transport Command 
Mission: carried supplies and other war materials 
Engagements: 
– Assigned to China, Burma, India Area 
Died: 
– 2 February 1944 
– plane crash – India 
Buried: 
– National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific- Honolulu, Hawaii 
– Plot: M Grave: 861 
Medals: 
– Purple Heart 
Note: His parents would later reside in Monrovia, California. 

 

 

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