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Ernest Earl Caldwell

Technical Sergeant, Army

Born: September 10, 2011
Hometown: Craig County, VA
Entered: March 12, 1942
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: May 17, 1945
Died In: off Mindanao, Philippine Islands
Awards: Purple Heart, Air Medal

Technical Sergeant Caldwell served with the 68th Troop Carrier Squadron, 433rd Troop Carrier Group, 5th Air Force.

Before the war, he was employed by the Ruble Reynolds Lumber Company.

His name is etched in the Walls of the Missing in the Manila American Cemetery, Manila, Philippines.

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