Robert R. De JONGH

 

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NUMBER OF SERVICE12153857
AGE- yo
DATE OF BIRTH 
ETATJamnice NEW YORK
FAMILY 
RANKStaff Sergeant
FONCTIONGunner
JOB BEFORE ENLISTEMENT NY
DATE of ENLISTEMENT 
 SQUADRON758th Bomber Squadron
 GROUP459th Bomber Group, Heavy
ARMY15th US Air Force
DATE OF DEATHJuly 24, 1944dejongh robert r mur
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHEtang de Vaccarès - South of Arles
DATA PLAN

B-24 Liberator - type H-20-FO - s/n 42-94935

b24

Macr: 7029

Mission: Chanoines aerodrome - region of Istres (13)

Take off Giulia (ITALIE)

Shot by the flak (88mm direct hit in the bomb bay)

Partially evacuated aircraft (3) in parachute (too short time before the crash or unopened parachutes) - 12:08

CEMETERYNORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY of Colleville

Map of Normandy American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
Wall of Missing
DECORATION

Air Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters

Purple Heart 

 European African Middle Eastern Campaing Medal

World War II Victory Medal

am2olc

Photo FDLM

EAMECampaign

victory medal

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STORY
   
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Crew of B-24 Liberator - type H-20-FO - s/n 42-94935

 

1st Lieutenant John  KALIE Pilot Dead MIA - Tablets Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer O-696376 - AM+2 - Indiana USA
2nd Lieutenant Quentin E  CADD CoPilot Dead Cim Am Rhône Draguignan O-820152 - AM+2 - Columbus, Ohio USA
2nd Lieutenant Richard Mac SIMMONS Bomber Prisoner   O-698609 - Né le 14/11/1921 - Jamestown, New York USA - Camp inconnu
T/Sergeant Willard A CAMPBELL Mechanic/Gunner Dead Cim Am Ardennes Neupre (Belg) 37508716 - AM+3 PH - Independence, Missouri USA
S/Sergeant Osborn D ASHFORD Mechanic/Gunner Prisoner   37351661 - Stafford, Kansas USA - Grièvement brûlé - Hospitalisé à Paris -
S/Sergeant Bernard MILLER Radio/Gunner Dead   31301251 - Chelsea, Massachusetts USA
S/Sergeant Robert R  DE JONGH Gunner Dead MIA - Tablets Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer 12153857 - AM+2 PH - Jamnice, New York USA
S/Sergeant Edwin Humes THOMAS Gunner Prisoner   33600100 - Tucson, Arizona USA - Stalag Luft 4 Gross-Tychow
S/Sergeant Anthony G BUCCINI Gunner Dead Cim Am Ardennes Neupre (Belg) 32807466 - AM+2 - Boston, Massachusetts USA

SOURCE INFORMATION & PHOTOAbmc.govFindagrave.com -   Francecrashes39-45.netUSAAF Class Book Project ABMC American Cemeteries  459bg.org
PROGRAMMERClive, Frédéric & Renaud