Warren Francis Ames Square


No. 22054 Warren Francis Ames

The intersection of Edison Street and Pond Street was designated a Hero Square for Warren Francis­­­ Ames.


Warren Francis Ames United States Army Air Forces 20 October 1924 – 2 March 1946 Warren Francis Ames was born on October 20, 1924 in Boston MA. As a resident of Dorchester, Warren inducted into the United States Army Air Forces on April 26, 1943 and began active duty that same day. Warren served as a Second Lieutenant with the 449th Bomber Group, Heavy, and the 716th Bomber Squadron. On March 2, 1946, Warren was declared missing and presumed dead over Hungary. For the heroism displayed in his service to our country, Warren was awarded the Air Medal, Purple Heart, American Campaign Medal, and the World War II Victory Medal. Warren was survived by his parents Margaret Donovan and Henry F. Ames and is memorialized on the Tablets of the Missing in the Florence American Cemetery in Florence, Italy.

Ames lived at 46 Ediston Street Street.  He graduated from the High School of Commerce and was attending the Boston University College of Business Administration when he enlisted in April 1943.


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January 13, 2022

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