203 1st Ave NE, Waverly, IA 50677

Lieutenant Edwin Heine Pries

Lieutenant Edwin Heine Pries was born on November 17, 1915 in Bremer, IA and died February 24, 1944 in Laibach, Yugo Salavia [sic].

Edwin Heine Pries entered the United States Army on May, 1941, in , served during the World War II era and reached the rank of Lieutenant before being discharged on February 24, 1944 in Laibach Yugo Salavia [sic].

Edwin Heine Pries is buried at Harlington in Waverly, Iowa and can be located at Section F, Lot 172, Grave 2

  • Killed in Action: Yes
  • Wounded in Action: Yes
  • Died in Service: Yes

Armed Forces Grave Registration

Missing 2/24/1944 on Mission from Italy to Regenburg Germany encountered heavy Resistance by Enemy Planes. His Plane set afire he gave orders to abandon plane He stayed on and burned to death near Laibach in Yugo Salavia on the 8 th Mission