Robert Warren Fegan

Military

Assigned to 545BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. Crew of Panama Hattie. 12-Aug-43 on mission to oil refinery in Germany in B17 42-29933, A/C landed with severe bomb damage. Hit by Flak Wounded in Action (WIA).

Awards: DSC, PH, WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 379th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

King George VI, Queen Elizabeth, Princess Elizabeth and Major General James Doolittle meet an airman of the 379th Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Mason Doolittle and ??'
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 379th Bomb Group 545th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 365902
  • Highest Rank: Colonel
  • Role/Job: Operations; Wing Commander

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Lucky Lady

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

11 February 1921

Enlisted

Buffalo, NY 18 September 1942 Buffalo, New York

Other

Discharged USAAF

29 May 1945 Honourable discharge.

Died

Port Charlotte, FL 9 January 1988

Based

Kimbolton Assigned to 545BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF.