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Robert Vallilee


Assigned Sept 1944


Units served with


  • 42-102467 Agony Wagon III

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 5/3/44; Gr Island 27/3/44; Grenier 7/4/44; Assigned 600BS/398BG [N8-J] Nuthampstead 27/4/44; on training mission 4/5/44 with Lt E. Ford in mid-air collision with 42-107191, damaged left wing but returned safely; Missing in Action...

Associated Place

  • Snetterton Heath

    Military site : airfield
    Intended to be an RAF bomber base, construction of Snetterton Heath started in Autumn 1942 but continued until mid-1943, because it was extended after allocation as an Eighth Air Force bomber base. It had eventually three concrete runways, 50...


Event Location Date
Born Pennsylvania, USA 1921
Lived in Cuyahoga County, OH, USA January 1943
Enlisted Buffalo, NY, USA 9 January 1943
Buried Waverly, NY 14892, USA


Date Contributor Update
17 April 2020 02:04:24 jmoore43 Changes to middlename

Removed "nmi" from the middle name field.

Date Contributor Update
03 November 2018 10:42:31 Timothy Vallilee Changes to middlename and service number

my Dads service number was 059166347, same as his SSAN.
to my knowledge he never lived in Ohio

Date Contributor Update
27 February 2018 12:48:51 Lucy May Changes to service number, role, events and place associations

Taken out '059166347' from service number and replaced with '32732325' from enlistment record:

Date Contributor Update
17 December 2016 12:27:51 Timothy Vallilee Changes to awards

I saw the ribbon with the oak leaf cluster in my father's personal memorabilia. His headstone from the Dept of Veteran Affairs includes a citation of this award. He is buried in the St Joseph's Catholic cemetery in Waverly, NY.

Date Contributor Update
17 December 2016 05:07:31 Timothy Vallilee Changes to service number

His son.

Date Contributor Update
17 December 2016 05:05:32 Timothy Vallilee Changes to surname, nickname, highest rank, role and aircraft associations

I am his son.

Timothy Vallilee

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:22:54 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Snetterton Falcons, pg 194