Beal, Edward B.

Rank: Technician Fifth Grade

Unit: B Trp, 2d Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron, 2d Cavalry Group (Mecz)

Awards: Purple Heart Medal, American Campaign Medal, Europe / African / Middle East Campaign Medal, World War II Victory Medal

Enlisted: 15 January 1943 in Bangor, Maine

Date of birth: 18 November 1924

Hometown: Maine

Occupation prior to enlistment: Fishermen and oystermen

High School: Grammar school

Married: Single, with dependents

Campaign: WWII

Died: 1 January 1945

Age at death: 23

Cause of death: Died of wounds received in action

Location of fatality: Manternach, Luxembourg

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Place of interment: Evergreen Cemetery in Milbridge, Maine

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