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Robert Edward Miller

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) when 2 planes collided over base as they were coming in for landing after mission to Regensberg.

Service

Units served with

  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

  • 706th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-51909

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 706BS, 446BG, 8AF USAAF. 35 x combat missions. Involved in a mid-air collision with 42-50790 on 11-Apr-45, 2 miles Sth of Harleston, UK. No survivors, aircraft was destroyed. 12 x KIA

Events

Event Location Date
Born 26 February 1926
Enlisted 21 October 1943
Died Green Lane, Harleston, Norfolk IP20 9PS, UK 11 April 1945
Buried Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA

Holy Cross and Saint Joseph Cemetery
PLOT Sec B Lot-201SW1/4 Sp-5

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 August 2020 04:02:23 jmoore43 Changes to middlename and events
Sources

Added a cemetery to the Buried event per Find-a-grave Memorial ID 127226227.

Date Contributor Update
02 August 2020 21:15:38 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Corrected a typo in the "Summary biography" (Regensberg misspelled).

Date Contributor Update
16 April 2015 16:31:12 usxpat Changes to service number, events, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

Ancestry.com
http://www.usaafdata.com/

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:23:19 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

446th unit history / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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