Edward Towle

World War II
Service #12026280
RankStaff Sergeant, U.S. Army Air Forces
Unit366th Bomber Squadron, 305th Bomber Group, Heavy
Entered Service From
New York
Date of DeathMay 29, 1944
Buried Plot D Row 10 Grave 36
Ardennes American Cemetery
Neupré, Belgium

Purple Heart

The Purple Heart is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who after 5 April 1917 have been wounded or killed in action against an enemy of the United States or an opposing armed force, while serving with friendly foreign forces engaged in an armed conflict, as the result of acts of enemy or hostile opposing forces, as a result of terrorist attacks or attacks on peacekeeping forces since 28 March 1973, or by friendly fire in circumstance as described above.

Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster