Robert P. BEISLER

 

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NUMBER OF SERVICE16058805
AGE23 yo
DATE OF BIRTH1921
ETATCook ILLINOIS
FAMILY

Single 

RANKSergeant
FONCTIONGunner
JOB BEFORE ENLISTEMENT Shipping and receiving clerks NE
DATE of ENLISTEMENT20 July 1942 Peoria ILLINOIS  
 SQUADRON835th Bomber Squadron
 GROUP486th Bomber Group, Heavy
ARMY8th US Air Force
DATE OF DEATH5 Septembre 1944ip
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHGuipavas - 6 km of Brest
DATA PLAN

 B-17 Fortress - type G-70-BO - s/n 43-37875

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Takeoff Station 174 Sudbury, Suffolk UK

Crash observed by 1Lt STUART, 2Lt EAKIN and 2Lt STROEBE

Collision in flight with the B-17 43-37949

Aircraft partially evacuated at 17:15

 
CEMETERY TEMPORARY

CEMETERY TEMPORARY os St James N°3578

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CEMETERYBRITTANY AMERICAN CEMETERY of St James

Map of St James American Cemetery

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J6133
GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
H148
DECORATION

Purple Heart

World War II Victory Medal 

Combat Infantryman Badge

 

Photo FDLM

victory medal

combat infantryman badge

 

usaf  8air force  486bgh 835bs
STORY
 

 

Crew of B-17 Fortress - type G-70-BO - s/n 43-37875

 

First Lieutenant Thomas S CRAWFORD Pilote Recupered   O-750950
Second Lieutenant Norman L JONES CoPilote Recupered   O-705506
Second Lieutenant John M.  JOHNSON Navigateur Dead Cim Brit Am St-James O-720383 - PH - Los Angeles, California - Declared deceased on 08/09/1944 (www.abmc.gov)
Second Lieutenant John H.  ENGELMEIER Bombardier Dead Cim Brit Am St-James  O-769268 - PH - Né en 1921 - Allegheny, Pennsylvania
S/Sergeant Lyle G.  LUNDSTROM Mecanicien Dead Cim Brit Am St-James  20734703 - PH - Rice, Kansas - Declared deceased on 08/09/1944 (www.abmc.gov)
Sergeant Cecil H.  DAVIS Radio Dead
Cim Brit Am St-James 
17074633 - PH - St-Louis, Missouri
Sergeant Robert P.  BEISLER Mitrailleur Dead Cim Brit Am St-James  16058805 - PH - Né en 1921 - Cook, Illinois
Sergeant Velton Benjamin  ROBSON Mitrailleur Dead Cim Brit Am St-James 34827599 - PH - Né en 1925 - Atlanta, Georgia - Son of Walter B Robson and Eva Elendor Rowe-Robson - Declared deceased on 06/09/1944 (www.abmc.gov)
Sergeant Henry O.  HEWETT Mitrailleur Dead Cim Brit Am St-James  34885978 - PH - 27 ans - Né le 12/12/1916 - Son of Austin Lockwood Hewett and Sarah Lundy-Hewett - Bradley, Tennessee - Declared deceased 08/09/1944 (www.abmc.gov)
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SOURCE INFORMATION & PHOTOFrancecrashes39-45.net - Abmc.gov - Monty Mc DANIEL - Aad.archives.gov - Frédéric LAVERNHE - Henri ROGISTER - Findagrave.com
PROGRAMMERGarrett, Clive, Frédéric & Renaud
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