Ranger Edward A. Pascoe

Born: 16 May 1924 Philipsburg, New Jersey, USA
Died: 20 July 1950 KIA while fighting near Taejon, South Korea
Army Serial Number: 33779437
Ranger Battalion/Company: 1D
Rank: PFC
Battles/Campaigns/Significants: Operation Shingle Anzio Beachhead, Battle of Cisterna, POW Stalag 2B work camp liberated 6/9/1945
Medals/Awards: Purple Heart, Bronze Star


Pfc. Edward Pascoe Pfc, Edward Pascoe, 28, formerly, of 113 Booth St., will be buried Saturday with full military honor. The military funeral will be conducted by Chester members of the 111th Regimental Combat Team Pennsylvania National Guard, Services will be held in St. Hedwig’s Church at 9 a.m. Burial will follow at Immaculate Heart Cemetery/ Friends may call Friday evening at the Chester A. Ronda Funeral Home, 719 Highland Ave. He was officially listed as “killed in action" last July after being missing in action in Korea since July, 1950. He made his home Chester with a cousin, Mrs. Falkowski before enlisting in the Army. He first entered the Army in l943 and saw action in World War II ; He was in combat In Europe, captured by the Germans and spent 16 months in a POW camp. He re-enlisted in 1946 and again in 1949. He was sent to Korea when fighting first started there. He is survived by three brothers John, in the Merchant Marines, Stanley, serving in Germany with the Army; Charles, of Chester; three sisters: Mrs. Sallie Wally, Upland; Mrs. Catherine Twigg, of Chester, and Mrs. Louis Nichols of Wilmington. |