39th Bomb Group (VH)

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Sgt Edward R. Couser
Airplane Electrical Mechanic Specialist

Edward R. Couser born 6 Dec 1924, entered the service in Albany, NY on 12 March 1943.

He and his wife Marian have 2 daughters, Darlene and Terri and 2 sons Edward, Jr. and Joseph.

Standing L to R: # 3 - Edward Couser
Its unknown when this photo was taken - from the building in the background it could be from basic training or perhaps later training.

Edward R. Couser, Sr. took his final flight on 18 June 2004 at the age of 79 yrs old.
Edward's son Joe and his family are interested in making contact with anyone who knew his father to learn more about his father's WWII days - you may contact him at:
Source for part of the above information is from the obituary of Edward R. Couser that appeared in the Albany Times Union on 06/20/2004
Update: Jan 30, 2010: Son, Joe updates us that Marian (his mom) took her final flight on March 5, 2009.

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Source: Albany Times Union, WWII Enlistment Records database -; 39th BG Assoc records; Joe Couser, Son