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Robert Joseph Cavallo

Military

Assigned to 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Ended Tour Duty (ETD).

Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 336th Fighter Squadron

    336th Fighter Squadron

    Squadron
    The 336th Fighter Squadron was constituted by the War Department on 22 august 1942, and was activated at Bushey Hall, England, on 12 September. It had been designated as No. 133 (Eagle) Squadron, and was made up of American volunteers to the Royal Air...

Associated Place

  • Debden

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Debden, construction of which began in 1935, is perhaps most famous as a Battle of Britain fighter airfield, partly responsible for the defence of London in 1940. In 1942 it was also home to three RAF 'Eagle Squadrons’ of volunteer American pilots...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Bloomington, IL, USA 11 January 1921

Son of James Pasquale and Anna Marie “Annie” [Walsh] Cavallo.

Lived in Wilmington, IL 60481, USA 1942
Enlisted Peoria, IL, USA 14 August 1942
Based Debden 17 November 1944 – 26 July 1945

Assigned to 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF.

Promotion Debden, Loughton IG10 3SW, UK 1 April 1945

Promoted to 1st Lieutenant.

Based Darmstadt, Germany 26 July 1945 – 21 September 1945

Transferred to 64FW, XII Tactical Air Command.

End Tour Duty (ETD) England, UK 21 September 1945

Ended Tour Duty (ETD).

Buried 527 W Jackson St, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA March 1994

Saint Marys Cemetery Bloomington
McLean County
IL

Died 6250 N 19th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85015, USA 5 March 1994

Chris Ridge Village
Phoenix AZ

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
15 December 2017 14:47:40 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, nickname, service number, highest rank, role, biography, awards, events and unit associations
Sources

http://www.4thfightergroupassociation.org/uploads/8/2/0/3/8203817/336_ca...
https://www.fold3.com/page/84429030-robert-j-cavallo/facts
https://www.fold3.com/record/81453964-robert-j-cavallo
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/81428123/robert-joseph-cavallo

Date Contributor Update
08 April 2015 20:32:11 apollo11 Changes to role, events and place associations
Sources

Personal research & 'The Debden Eagles' by Garry L. Fry.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:23:35 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

'1000 Destroyed' by Capt. Grover C. Hall, Jr. / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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