Casualty Questionnaire for Staff Sergeant Thomas E. Eason and Completed by First Lieutenant George J. Arnold

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Title

Casualty Questionnaire for Staff Sergeant Thomas E. Eason and Completed by First Lieutenant George J. Arnold

Alternative Title

Casualty Questionnaire for SSgt. Thomas Eason

Subject

World War II, 1939-1945
Veterans--Florida

Description

A Casualty Questionnaire completed by First Lieutenant George J. Arnold in relation to the death of Florida native Staff Sergeant Thomas E. Eason (1922-1945). According to this document, SSgt. Eason was Killed in Action (KIA) during the bailout procedure after his crew's airplane was shot. SSgt. served for over three years in the U.S. Army Air Forces' (USAAF) as a waist gunner on a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress nicknamed "Sweet and Lovely" and "Princess Pat." SSgt. Eason completed 28 missions in both the Pacific and European Theaters of World War II. On January 20, 1945, he was killed near Altenheim, France, after his airplane was shot down by enemy combatants. Over the course of his service, SSgt. was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross with two Oak Leaf Clusters.

Creator

Arnold, George J.

Source

Digital reproduction of original 1-page handwritten questionnaire by George J. Arnold.

Date Created

ca.1945-01-20

Is Part Of

Epinal American Cemetery Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

Medium

1-page handwritten questionnaire

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Altenheim, France

Accrual Method

Donation

Audience

Mediator

History Teacher
Civics/Government Teacher

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Contributing Project

Epinal Cemetery Project

Curator

Lancaster, John
Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

"GRid=56372149" target="_blank">SSgt Thomas E Eason." Find A Grave. http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&
GRid=56372149.

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