Robert A Kist

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Assigned to 3rd Combat Crew Replacement Center, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) short navigational flight out of Toome, Nth Ireland in B-26B 41-18072 when it crashed in an Antrim hills peat bog, tail first. Killed non Operational (KNO).



Awards: PH.

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  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: No 3 Combat Crew Replacement Center
  • Service Numbers: 33067613 / O-815093
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bomber pilot

Aircraft

A B-26 Marauder (ER-T, serial number 41-18072) of the 450th Bomb Squadron, 322nd Bomb Group at Andrews Field airbase on the 14 May 1943. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Andrews Field, 322BG, 450BS. Lt. N.L. Haltvey on 14/5/43.'
  • Aircraft Type: B-26 Marauder
  • Unit: No 3 Combat Crew Replacement Center 322nd Bomb Group 450th Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Hamilton County, OH, USA 28 November 1921 Son of William F Kist.

Enlisted

Bldg 875, 7370 Minuteman Way, Lockbourne, OH 43137, USA 17 February 1942 Lockbourne AAF Columbus, Ohio

Died

Antrim BT41, UK 4 July 1944 Failed to Return (FTR) short navigational flight out of Toome, Nth Ireland in B-26B 41-18072 when it crashed in an Antrim hills peat bog, tail first. Killed non Operational (KNO).

Buried/ Commemorated

Lisnabreeny American Military Cemetery 5 July 1944 Interred Lisnabreeny American Military Cemetery

Buried/ Commemorated

St Bernard, OH, USA 14 July 1948 Re-Interred St Mary's cemetery St Bernard Cincinnati Ohio
Hamilton City, Ohio

Based

Toome 4 July 1944 Assigned to 3rd Combat Crew Replacement Center, 8AF USAAF.

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Sources

Losses of the 8th & 9th AFs Vol. IV by Bishop & Hey, p.29, MACR 15113, NARA / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia