Skip to main content
Edit entry 

Robert Boyd Williams

Military

Born: Albany, Texas, 9 November 1901.
Bachelor of Science, Texas A&M University, 1923.
Commissioned: ROTC 6 June 1923
Commander, 1st Bomb Division July 1943 to 22 October 1944.
Retired 30 June 1946.

Service

Units served with

  • 1st Bomb Division

    1st Bomb Division

    Division
    The groups under the command of the 1st Bomb Wing came under the command of the 1st Bomb Division in August 1943. In December 1944, the Division was redesginated the 1st Air Division.

  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 February 2020 22:01:00 bombercommand Changes to middlename, service number, highest rank, role, biography and unit associations
Sources

BIOGRAPHICAL DIRECTORY OF THE EIGHTH AIR FORCE, 1942-1945 By Russel A. Strong

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:23:01 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / http://303rdbg.com/rost-wxyz.html#W

Share