Bills, Edward C., S/Sgt

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Quartermaster Corps
Last Primary MOS
AAF MOS 431-Quartermaster
Last MOS Group
Quartermaster Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1942-1942, POW/MIA
Service Years
1919 - 1942

Staff Sergeant

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
Galveston, Texas

Casualty Date
Jun 09, 1942
Hostile, Died
Unknown, Not Reported
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot A Row 14 Grave 174

 Official Badges 

Honorably Discharged WW II Army Honorable Service Lapel Pin (1920-1939)

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
World War II FallenBattling Bastards of Bataan
  1942, World War II Fallen [Verified]
  1942, Battling Bastards of Bataan

 Ribbon Bar

 Unit Assignments
1st Battalion, 12th Field Artillery RegimentArmy Air CorpsPhilippine DivisionPOW/MIA
  1930-1930, 844, 1st Battalion, 12th Field Artillery Regiment
  1940-1940, AAF MOS 431, Army Air Corps
  1941-1942, Philippine Division
  1942-1942, POW/MIA
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1941 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)
  1941-1942 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)
  1942-1942 Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)/Bataan Death March
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Early records (Federal Census1930), find SSgt. Bills in service with Battery C, 12th Field Artliery Reigment, Fort Sam Houston, in April 1930. In 1940, at Randolph Field, Texas (1940 Census). (Note: Little service data available.)

In the P.I., Staff Sergeant Edward Bills served with 33rd Quartermaster Truck Regiment (Aviation), Far East Air Force.

He died as a POW at Camp O'Donnel, Luzon, Philippines.
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