Robert S Tussey

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Object Number - UPL 20784 - 1st Lt Robert S Tussey 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF.

Assigned to 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. 26 missions. 2 x Victories [1 x air/ 1 x ground]. Bailed out over the English Channel from P-51 43-24771. Picked up by an Air Sea Rescue boat out of Dover and taken to Ramsgate Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. Killed in Action (KIA).

Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), Bronze Star, PH.

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Units served with

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Nicknames: Reggie's Reply
  • Unit: 4th Fighter Group 336th Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Nicknames: Miss Altoona
  • Unit: 359th Fighter Group 4th Fighter Group 336th Fighter Squadron 369th Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Nicknames: Penny
  • Unit: 353rd Fighter Group 359th Fighter Group 496th Fighter Training Group 4th Fighter Group 336th Fighter Squadron 352nd Fighter Squadron 368th Fighter Squadron 554th Fighter Training Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Unit: 4th Fighter Group 336th Fighter Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Killed in Action (KIA)

Altoona, PA, USA 21 December 1921

Enlisted

Altoona, PA, USA 25 June 1942

Other

Assigned

Debden, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11, UK 20 February 1944 - 11 May 1944 Assigned to 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. 26 missions. 2 x Victories [1 x air/ 1 x ground].

Other

Crashed

Debden, Loughton IG10 3SW, UK 6 April 1944 Landing Accident Debden/Sta 356 Cat 3 damage Lt Robert S Tussey, 6-Apr-44. Collided with P-51B 43-6765. P-51B 43-6876 - 336FS 4FG 8AF

Other

Crashed

Martlesham Heath, Martlesham, Ipswich, UK 26 April 1944 Crashed on Take Off Martlesham Heath/Sta 369 Cat 3 Lt Robert S Tussey, 26-Apr-44. P-51B 42-106730 - 336FS 4FG 8AF

Other

Promoted

Debden, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11, UK 30 April 1944 Promoted to 1st Lieutenant.

Other

Crashed

Debden, Loughton IG10 3SW, UK 2 May 1944 Landing Accident Debden/Sta 356 Cat 3 damage Lt Robert S Tussey, 2-May-44. P-51B 43-6997 - 336FS 4FG 8AF

Died

Ramsgate, Kent, UK 11 May 1944 Bailed out over the English Channel. Picked up by an ASR boat out of Dover and taken to Ramsgate Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. KIA.
Blair County, PA, USA

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