Virginia Heroes

Edward Luther Shue


Born: October 26, 1915
Hometown: Augusta County, VA
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: March 28, 1945
Died In: over Germany
Awards: Air Medal

Attended Lane High School in Charlottesville, Virginia. Served with the 708th Bomb Squadron, 447th Bomb Group. He was an engineer on a B-17G # 42-31092 “Butch II.” His plane was hit by 20 mm anti-aircraft artillery. Shue was able to bail out but he was shot in the back by the Germans after landing and died in a hospital in Dunkirk.

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