Robert Edgar Barrier

Military ROLL OF HONOUR
The insignia of the 546th Bomb Squadron, 384th Bomb Group.

Object Number - FRE 5135 - The insignia of the 546th Bomb Squadron, 384th Bomb Group.

Assigned to the 384th Bomb Group, 546th Bomb Squadron on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #243 dated 11 December 1944, as crew Pilot, one combat mission.

Awards: PH.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 384th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 546th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 06858319
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 546th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 31406181
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Flexible Gunner
The insignia of the 546th Bomb Squadron, 384th Bomb Group.
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 546th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 12122539 / O-886719
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
The insignia of the 546th Bomb Squadron, 384th Bomb Group.
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 546th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 35316522
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 546th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 33732852
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Mairsy Doats
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 545th Bomb Squadron 546th Bomb Squadron 547th Bomb Squadron

Missions

  • Date: 27 December 1944

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Parsons, KS, USA 27 January 1922 Parsons Labette County Kansas, USA Son of Edgar M and Frances D [Kimber] Barrier.

Enlisted

Jefferson Barracks, MO 30 January 1943

Based

Grafton Underwood 11 December 1944 - 27 December 1944 Assigned to 546BS, 384BG, 8AF USAAF.

Died

Manston, Ramsgate, Kent CT12, UK 27 December 1944 His aircraft, 42-21484 sustained battle damage and attempted to land away at RAF Manston, Kent. Crashed into aircraft in the dispersal area and exploded, killing the entire crew.

Buried

28 December 1944 Cambridge American Cemetery Location: Cambridge, England Plot: D Row: 7 Grave: 94

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