Croker, Edward Albert, 1stLt

MIA/POW
 
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 Service Details
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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Primary MOS
7598-Basic Fixed-Wing Pilot
Last MOSGroup
Pilots/Naval Flight Officers
Primary Unit
1943-Present, 7598, Missing In Action
Service Years
1942 - 1943
Official/Unofficial USMC Certificates
Golden Dragon Certificate
Shellback Certificate

First Lieutenant

 
 

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 Personal Details 

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State of Birth
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
Year of Birth
1921
 
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Contact Info

 Official Badges 


 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Golden Dragon Shellback


 Military Association Memberships
World War II Fallen
  1943, World War II Fallen


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
TBF-1 Avenger flown by Lt. Croker of VTMB-233 with Cpl Casper, gunner is unaccounted for.  No one saw this plane after the dive, and its fate is undetermined.

   
Other Comments:
Body Not Recovered

   
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 Ribbon Bar
Pilot Wings
Rifle Expert (Pre 1959)USMC Basic Qualification Badge

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1941, The Basic School (Quantico, VA)
 Unit Assignments
Naval Aviation Schools Command (NASC), Pensacola, FLVMSB-233Missing In Action
  1942-1943, 7599, Naval Aviation Schools Command (NASC), Pensacola, FL
  1943-1943, 7598, VMSB-233
  1943-Present, 7598, Missing In Action
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)
 Colleges Attended
University of Wisconsin-Madison
  1938-1941, University of Wisconsin-Madison
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