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Ernest Robinson Ackerman



Units served with

  • 15th Air Force

    15th Air Force

    The Fifteenth Air Force was one of two Strategic Air forces in Europe, along with the Eighth Air Force. ...

  • 455th Bomb Group

    455th Bomb Group

    The group was activated July 1943 with four essentially stand-alone bomb squadrons: 740th, 741st, 742nd, and 743rd. After a somewhat nomadic training regimen with dilapidated equipment, the pieces of the group came together at Langley, VA in October...

  • 741st Bomb Squadron

    741st Bomb Squadron

    Established as a B-24 Liberator heavy bombardment unit in mid-1943; assigned to II Bomber Command for training. Primarily trained in New Mexico and Utah received deployment orders for the Mediterranean Theater of Operations (MTO) in November 1943....


Event Location Date
Born Plainfield, New Jersey, USA 26 December 1919
Enlisted New York City, New York 4 April 1942
Died Budapest, Hungary 3 April 1944
Buried Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial

Plot J, Row 4, Grave 60.


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17 June 2020 13:53:39 Andycole0 Changes to service number, events and unit associations

American Battle Monument's Commission
The National Archives and Records Administration

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