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 18 August 1920

Enlisted

Portland, Oregon 25 May 1942

Other

Completed Pre-Flight Training

Santa Ana, California 11 March 1943

Other

Completed Primary Flight Training

Ontario California 20 May 1943

Other

Completed Basic Flight Training

Merced, California 28 July 1943

Other

Completed Advanced Flight Training

Stockton Field, California 30 September 1943

Other

Completed B-17 Transition Training

Hobbs, New Mexico 17 December 1943

Other

Transited to UK

Hemel Hempstead 21 April 1944

Based

A

Bury St Edmunds 3 May 1944

Other

Promoted to 1st. Lieutenant

10 June 1944

Other

Wounded in action

4 August 1944 Treated at the 65th General Hospital, Diss.

Other

Returned to the USA

7 October 1944

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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