Broyles, Edwin Nash, Jr., ENS

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Last Rank
Last Primary Designator/NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1953-1953, 131X, USS Lake Champlain (CV-39)
Service Years
1950 - 1953
Ensign Ensign

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Baltimore, MD
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Jul 26, 1953
Hostile, Died while Missing
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Korea, North
Korean War/Korean Summer (1953)
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 8 (cenotaph)

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Last Known Activity

Ensign Broyles was the pilot of a F2H-2 Banshee fighter with Fighter Squadron 22 aboard the aircraft carrier USS LAKE CHAMPLAIN (CV-39). On July 26, 1953, after striking Hoeryong Air Field, North Korea, he failed to rendezvous with his flight. He was presumed dead on August 20, 1954.

Service number: 551849
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 Duty Stations
Naval Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API), NAS Pensacola, FLAdvanced Flight Training, NAS Meridian, Mississippi.Fleet Aviation Specialized Operational Training Group (Faculty Staff)/FASOTRAGRULANT (Faculty Staff)CTF 77
USS Lake Champlain (CV-39)
  1951-1951, 139X, Naval Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API), NAS Pensacola, FL
  1951-1952, 139X, Advanced Flight Training, NAS Meridian, Mississippi.
  1952-1953, 131X, Fleet Aviation Specialized Operational Training Group (Faculty Staff)/FASOTRAGRULANT (Faculty Staff)
  1953-1953, 131X, CTF 77
  1953-1953, 131X, COMNAVAIRPAC
  1953-1953, 131X, COMSEVENTHFLT
  1953-1953, 131X, CINCPACFLT/ COMPACFLT
  1953-1953, 131X, VF-22 Cavaliers
  1953-1953, 131X, USS Lake Champlain (CV-39)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1953-1953 Korean War/Korean Summer (1953)
 Military Association Memberships
Korean War FallenThe National Gold Star Family RegistryUnited States Navy Memorial
  2016, Korean War Fallen
  2017, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2017, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
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