Robert Frederick Alles

Military

Object Number - UPL 52813 - S/Sgt Robert F Alles, 401BG.

Assigned to 613BS, 401BG, 8F USAAF. 22 x combat missions. Jack Shepherd crew.

"Robert F Alles was my father. He flew 22 missions from Deenethorpe in early 1945. He flew as part of the crew of Bottle Baby. He passed away in 2007 at the age of 81."

Awards: AM (2OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (1 x Battle Star).

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Units served with

A pathfinder B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 44-8258) of the 401st Bomb Group. Image by Robert Astrella. Written on slide casing: '48258 14 A, Mount Farm.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 613th Bomb Squadron 615th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-828344
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Bottle Baby
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 613th Bomb Squadron 615th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Little Cheezer
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 613th Bomb Squadron 615th Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Wilkes-Barre, PA 1925-09-07 Son of Fred John and Florence [Birmer] Alles.

Died

Wilkes-Barre, PA 2007-01-11

Buried

Saint Nicholas Cemetery Shavertown, Luzerne County, PA 2007-01-14 Saint Nicholas Cemetery Shavertown, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

Enlisted

Wilkes Barre, PA 1943-11-19 Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania

Based

Deenethorpe Assigned to 613BS, 401BG, 8F USAAF.

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