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Robert E Whitehand

Military

Was on non operational flight over France when hit by flak, had to bail out of 'Butch II' 42-31092.

Legion of Merit, Air Medal, Purple

Service

Aircraft

  • 42-31092 Butch II

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 17/9/43; Gr Island 3/10/43; Assigned 401BG Deenethorpe 19/11/43; transferred 708BS/447BG [CQ- ] Rattlesden /43; Salvaged 20/4/45. BUTCH II.

Events

Event Location Date
Born Iowa City, IA, USA
Killed in action 27 March 1945
Buried

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:23:24 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / WW II Memorial

Restricted MACR #?  Declassified 1973

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