Robert George BARNES

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ARMY SERIAL NUMBERO-745266
AGE- yo
DATE OF BIRTH--
STATEPENNSYLVANIA
FAMILY--
RANK1st Lieutenant
FONCTIONPilot
JOB before ENLISTEMENT PA
DATE of ENLISTEMENT 
SQUADRON379th Fighter Squadron
GROUP362nd Fighter Group
ARMY9th Air Force
DATE OF DEATH6 july 1944barnes robert g tombe
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHNear the station - Derval (44)
DATA PLAN

P-47 Thunderbolt - type D-25-RE - s/n 42-26704 B8
"Blackie"

P 47N Thunderbolt
Macr: 6670 
Mission: armed recon
Take-off: Station 412 - Headcorn, Kent UK 
Crashes to the ground during a strafing pass, and explodes (Crash observed by 1st Lieutenant John R SHUMWAY)

 
CEMETERY TEMPORARYMunicipal cemetery of Derval
CEMETERYBRITTANY AMERICAN CEMETERY from St James

Map Brittany American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
I111
DECORATION
Distinguished Flying Cross
 
Air Medal + 5 OLC
dfc
 
am 5olc
362fg  362fg    379fs
 
 

INFORMATION SOURCESFrancecrashes39-45.net
PICTURE SOURCEFrédéric LAVERNHE - En.wikipedia.org
PROGRAMMERFrédéric & Renaud