Robert J Hammond

Military

Original Radio operator, Perot crew. 381st BG, 533rd BS, 8th AF.
Togglier, Burton crew. Shot down 30 May 1944 in B-17 #42-102672 Ol' Swayback'. Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

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Units served with

The insignia of the 381st Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Air base

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 532nd Bomb Squadron 533rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 19122617
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 533rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 34408851
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator, Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 533rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 16101413
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 533rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-679621
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 533rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 15195620
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner; Flight Engineer

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Ol Swayback
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 533rd Bomb Squadron

Missions

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Nincola, New York, USA

Based

Prisoner of War (POW)

1943-11-16 - 1944-05-30

Other

Prisoner of War

Germany 1944-05-30

Revisions

Date2 Feb 2018 04:30:46
ContributorARowe95
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Date2 Feb 2018 04:30:02
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Date27 Sep 2014 18:23:36
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5233 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database