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Robert A Stalker

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed at Cologne in B-17 #4338296

Service

Units served with

  • 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    Group
    Constituted as 306th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 28 Jan 1942. Activated on 1 Mar 1942. Trained for combat with B-17's. Moved to England, Aug-Sep 1942, and assigned to Eighth AF Eighth Air Force in September 1942 Station 111 Thurleigh. During combat,...

  • 369th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-38296

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 18/7/44; Kearney 27/7/44; Grenier 7/8/44; Assigned 369BS/306BG Thurleigh 22/8/44; Missing in Action Cologne 15/10/44 with Bob Ritter, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Sam Bussieres, Radio Operator: John Daly, Ball turret gunner:...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Yonkers, New York, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 15 October 1944
Died 15 October 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 June 2019 18:44:11 WildCat Changes to awards
Sources

306th Bomb Group, Russell Strong compiled info

Date Contributor Update
31 July 2016 11:04:52 WildCat Changes to nickname
Sources

taken from personal correspondence from his mother

Date Contributor Update
31 July 2016 11:03:20 WildCat Changes to service number
Sources

Service number is taken from personal correspondence from Lt. Stalker to his girlfriend in 1944.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:22:58 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 9476 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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