Robert F Kleeman

Military

Assigned to 743BS, 455BG, 15AF USAAF. 7 x combat missions. Baled out into the Danube river. Killed in Action (KIA).

Awards: AM (OLC), PH.

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Units served with

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

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Dazzlin Dutchess and the Ten Dukes
  • Unit: 455th Bomb Group 743rd Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Ashland, PA 19 May 1922 Son of Peter C and Elizabeth Anne [Rowland] Kleeman.

Enlisted

Philadelphia, PA 9 June 1941 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Died

Piatra, Romania 11 June 1944

Buried

Florence American Cemetery and Memorial Tablets of the Missing Florence American Cemetery and Memorial

Based

11 June 1944 Assigned to 743BS, 455BG, 15AF USAAF.