Advance to Crittenden, Ky., September 7, thence moved to Louisville, Ky. Attached to Ward's Brigade, 12th Division, Army of the Ohio, to November 1862. Ward's Brigade, Post of Gallatin, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to June,1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Reserve Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to August,1863. Ward's Brigade, Nashville, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to January,1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 11th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to April,1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 20th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to June,1865. Mustered out June 9, 1865. The 75th Regiment lost 54 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded in battle and 1 officer and 91 enlisted men by disease (total 146).

HURST, ALBERT GRAUW, Major, # 0-902360, USAAF

 

Albert G. Hurst was born on 28 December 1904 in Newport, Rhode Island, to Hurst and Alvalde K. (Grauw) Hurst (1877-    ) (Denmark – immigrated 1898). Siblings included Katrinka Hurst (1906-    ). Living with them in 1915 in New York, New York, was his maternal aunt, Henrietta Grauw (1875-    ) (Denmark). Living with them in 1920 was his paternal aunt, Catherine Hurst (1870-    ) (Denmark). He was married to Lucielle (Clement) Hurst.

 

He enlisted in the U.S. Army, National Guard on 1 October 1920, 22nd Engineers, Co. F. He registered for the WWII draft on 16 October 1940, employed by Equitable Life Assurance Society, resided at 1740 Broadway, San Francisco, CA, and described himself as 6’1”, 195 lbs, with brown hair and eyes. After enlisting in the USAAF he earned his commission and crew wings. He was sent overseas to China. On 8 May 1944 a C-47, # 19468, assigned to 14th Air Force, 14th Transport Section, 1st Troop Carrier Squadron, departed the airfield at Kunming, China, on a combat cargo mission. He was a passenger. It crashed 33 miles West of Keking, China at about 0045 Zulu. After recovery of the indistinguishable remains of the crew from the crash site and then recovery from India, the crew was buried in a group (Edgar, Hofford, Hurst, Magruder, Mallett, Monrose, & Mount) burial ceremony at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Lemay, Missouri, on 1 September 1949 (Sec. 82, Graves 73, 73A).

EDGAR, MARVIN ELMER, Sergeant, # 27240085, USAAF

 

Marvin E. Edgar was born in 12 September 1922 in Saint Joseph, Buchanan Co., Missouri, to Archie Elmer Edgar (1879-1958) and Edna Estelle (Jansen) Robinson nee Edgar (1884-1975) (married 17 June 1902, St. Joseph, MO). Siblings included Aline Edgar (1911-    ). He attended Lafayette High School. He was married to Norma Edgar, St. Joseph, MO. He registered for the WWII draft on 30 June 1942, resided at 1029 Roosevelt, St. Joseph, MO, and described himself as 5’9”, 126 lbs, with brown hair and blue eyes. He had a scar over his left eye. After enlisting in the USAAF, he was trained then sent overseas to China. On 8 May 1944 a C-47, # 19468, assigned to 14th Air Force, 14th Transport Section, 1st Troop Carrier Squadron, departed the airfield at Kunming, China, on a combat cargo mission. He was a passenger. It crashed 33 miles West of Keking, China at about 0045 Zulu. After recovery of the indistinguishable remains of the crew from the crash site and then recovery from India, the crew was buried in a group (Edgar, Hofford, Hurst, Magruder, Mallett, Monrose, & Mount) burial ceremony at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Lemay, Missouri, on 1 September 1949 (Sec. 82, Graves 73, 73A).