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Edward D. Shames
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1st Lieutenant Edward Shames, 1945
Nickname(s) "Ed"
Born June 13, 1922 (1922-06-13) (age 99)
Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
Allegiance  United States
Service/branch United States Army seal United States Army
Rank US-O6 insignia.svg Colonel
Service number 13117836 (enlisted)
Unit 101st Airborne Division
  • I Company, 3rd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment,
  • E Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment
Battles/wars World War II
Relations David Shames, father
Sadie Shames, mother
Anna Shames, sister
Simmie Shames, sister
George Shames, brother

Colonel Edward Shames (born June 13, 1922) was a United States Army enlisted man and officer. He later served in the U.S. Army Reserve.

During World War II he was assigned to the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division. Shames is the last surviving officer of Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment.

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