Robert J Hoyt

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Shot down 26 July 1943 in B-17 #41-24417 'Dixie Demo'. Plane ditched in North Sea. Returned to base.

Shot down 29 July 1943 in B-17 #42-5426 Fightin' Bitin'. Killed in Action (KIA) [according to Russell Strong, Hoyt survived].

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People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 369th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 369th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 13107091
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Waist Gunner

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Dixie Demo II
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 369th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Fightin bitin
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 369th Bomb Squadron

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Event Location Date Description

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Killed in Action (KIA)

Germany 1943-07-29

Born

1918-01-05

Buried

Troy, Michigan, USA White Chapel Memorial Park Cemetery

Revisions

Date30 Dec 2021 20:26:05
Contributorjmoore43
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Added some punctuation in the "Summary biography" to aid readability.

Date20 Mar 2020 00:54:47
Contributorjmoore43
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Added Born and Buried events per Find-a-grave Memorial ID 187116402.

Date19 Mar 2020 03:53:10
Contributorjmoore43
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Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:23:36
ContributorAAM
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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Roll of Honor; MACR 123, Losses of the 8th & 9th AF Vol. I by Bishop & Hey p. 197-8, 205, First Over Germany pg. 145-47