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Robert Rowan Megchelsen

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    Group
    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

Aircraft

  • 42-5428 Black Magic

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 6/12/42; Wilmington 31/1/43; Salina 3/3/43; Assigned 368BS/306BG [BO-Z] 24/3/43; transferred 322BS/91BG [LG-T] Bassingbourn 23/12/43; AFSC Burtonwood, Lancs. 8/4/44; Returned to the USA Tinker 21/6/44; Reconstruction Finance...

Events

Event Location Date
Born 25 May 1923
Lived in Washington, IA 52353, USA 1941
Died 1 August 2007

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
03 April 2018 13:30:04 general ira snapsorter Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nickname, nationality, role, events, unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

New entry added with details from:
- "Iowans of the Mighty Eighth", Chapter 26 "Biographies", by Charles D Taylor. (Referred to as 'John' in this book);
- http://www.91stbombgroup.com/;
- https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/60286102/robert-rowan-megchelsen

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