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William Ross Robertson Jr

Military

Commanding Officer 93rd BG from 5-Dec-44 to 6-Apr-45. Went on 14 combat missions to Germany just prior to war's end in 1945. Mission list attached.

DFC/ BS/ AM/ ATO/ EAME w/ 3 battle stars/ WW II VM/ Korean Svc.

Service

Units served with

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...

Associated Place

  • Hardwick

    Military site : airfield
    Planned as an RAF bomber airfield, Hardwick was used first by the 310th Bomb Group, equipped with B-25 Mitchells. In December 1943, the B-24 Liberators of the 93rd Bomb Group moved in, and remained until the end of the war, flying over 330 missions....

Events

Event Location Date
Born Brevard, North Carolina 1 October 1910
Died 22 July 1996
Buried St George's Episcopal Church, Germantown, Tennessee

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
09 November 2014 20:39:14 Lee8thbuff Changes to service number, biography, awards and place associations
Sources

Lee Cunningham 9-Nov-2014. CO information http://www.usaaf.com/8thaf/bomber/93bg.HTM

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:28:42 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / widow, Janet M. Robertson

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