Robert B Allison

Military

Object Number - UPL 36519 - First Lieutenant Robert B. Allison, Pilot, 94th Bomb Group, 331st Bomb Squadron

Flew 26 missions on 'Mission Bell', was wounded on 26th mission.

Purple Heart, 4 Air Medals

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Units served with

  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 94th Bomb Group 331st Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Crew Chief
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 94th Bomb Group 331st Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 37663404
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 94th Bomb Group 331st Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 38450753
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner ; Flight Engineer

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Mission Belle
  • Unit: 344th Bomb Group 94th Bomb Group 331st Bomb Squadron

Missions

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Gatesburg, Ill 1920-08-18

Enlisted

Portland, Oregon 1942-05-25

Other

Completed Primary Flight Training

Ontario California 1943-05-20

Other

Completed Pre-Flight Training

Santa Ana, California 1943-03-11

Other

Completed Basic Flight Training

Merced, California 1943-07-28

Other

Completed Advanced Flight Training

Stockton Field, California 1943-09-30

Other

Completed B-17 Transition Training

Hobbs, New Mexico 1943-12-17

Other

Transited to UK

Hemel Hempstead 1944-04-21

Based

A

Bury St Edmunds 1944-05-03

Other

Promoted to 1st. Lieutenant

1944-06-10

Other

Wounded in action

1944-08-04 Treated at the 65th General Hospital, Diss.

Other

Returned to the USA

1944-10-07

Revisions

Date28 Nov 2018 11:29:40
Sources

Information taken from "Bob Allison in World War II 1942 - 1946" , by Robert Allison Jr. (the son of Robert B. Allison), June 6 2015.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:22:59
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / self

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