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Robert H Faulkner


Top Turret Gunner with plane #44-6596 'Sweet Dish'. Plane badly damaged during mission on 5 December 1944. Faulkner and two others bailed out and were captured. Rest of crew stayed on board and pilot was able to nurse aircraft back to base.


Units served with

  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    The 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated at Harding Field, Louisiana on 15-April-1942 and went to MacDill Field, Florida for the first phase of training from 16-May-1942 to 25-June-1942. The Group was then assigned to 2nd Air Force at Walla...

  • 322nd Bomb Squadron


  • 44-6596 Sweet Dish

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 19/9/44; Grenier 7/10/44; Assigned 322BS/91BG [LG-L/P/F] Bassingbourn 4/11/44; battle damaged Berlin 5/12/44 with Bob Roach, John Temple, Gus Mantia, Joe Canellas, Bill Hogan, Roland Michel (6 Returned to Duty); George Alexander,...

Associated Place

  • Bassingbourn

    Military site : airfield
    Now home to a museum all about the aifield and its USAAF residents ( , Bassingbourn opened in 1938 as part of the RAF's pre-war expansion programme. The RAF continued to use it until late in 1942 when its long...

  • Dulag Luft 12

    Other location


Event Location Date
Prisoner of War (POW) 5 December 1944 – 1945


Date Contributor Update
01 March 2019 03:08:59 sterobfer Changes to media associations

Stephen R Ferrao

Date Contributor Update
01 March 2019 02:46:52 sterobfer Changes to media associations

Stephen R Ferraro

Date Contributor Update
01 November 2017 12:32:33 Lucy May Changes to service number, biography, events, unit associations and place associations

MACR 11331 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:23:31 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / The Mighty Eighth Combat Chronology Supplement, 1942-45; p. 180.