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Edward Jamerson Irving

Captain, Army

Born: June 17, 1919
Hometown: Appomattox, VA
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: June 9, 1945
Died In: Kamchatka, Russia
Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross

pilot of a B-25 Mitchell bomber; Attended Virginia Tech and graduated in 1940 majoring in Agronomy and Coast Artillery. In his senior year he was on the Varsity Wrestling team.

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