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Robert Henry Cooper

Military

Crashed E of Envereu, FR due to mechanical problems on a mission to V-sites in the Pa-de-Calais, FR area on 28 Feb 1944 in B-17G #42-31058 'Liberty Run'. MACR 2937.
Evaded. Escape and Evasion Report #1138.

Service

Units served with

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...

  • 546th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-31058

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 13/9/43; Gr Island 27/9/43; Assigned 546BS/384BG [BK-T] Grafton Underwood 18/10/43; Missing in Action Pas de Calais 28/2/44 with Austin Rinne, Co-pilot: Francis Bornhorst, Navigator: Bill Trees, Bombardier: John Aegeter, Flight...

Missions

  • 8th Air Force 238

    28 February 1944
    A combined force of 258 B-17s are despatched from 1st and 3rd Air Divisions to bomb V-Weapon sites around the Pas-de-Calaise area of France. Mission Summary follows> ...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Reform, Alabama, USA 5 March 1922
Evaded France 28 February 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 March 2017 21:11:32 bombercommand Changes to middlename, nationality, service number, biography, awards, events and mission associations
Sources

http://384thbombgroup.com/_content/_pages/person.php?PersonKey=809
E&E Report #1138.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:23:30 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2937 / MACR 2937, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces, http://384thbombgroup.com/_content/_pages/PersonnelSearch.php?LastName=c... / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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