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Robert O Baber


Pilot B-17 42-102700 "I'll Get By" Shot down by flak and crashed near Lisieux. 2-8-44. Killed in Action (KIA).



  • Jasper Kaylor

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 95th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 412BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. Co-Pilot B-17 42-102700 "I'll Get By", Shot down by flak and crashed near Lisieux. 2-Aug-44. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 7701 Awards: PH.

Units served with

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 412th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-102700 "I'll Get By"

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 26/3/44; Hunter 16/4/44; Dow Fd 3/5/44; Assigned 412BS/95BG [QW-Z] Horham 4/5/44; 22m, Missing in Action Paris 2/8/44 with Capt Bob Baber, Co-pilot: Jasper Kaylor, Navigator: Ray Dallas, Bombardier: Frank Sohm, Flight engineer/top...


  • 510

    2 August 1944

Associated Place

  • Horham

    Military site : airfield
    Horham airfield was planned and built for RAF use, but handed over to the Eighth Air Force and used initially by the 47th Bomb Group. When they joined the Twelfth Air Force in January 1943, it became home to the B-26 Marauders of the 323rd Bomb Group....


Event Location Date
Born Paducah, Kentucky, USA
Lived in Dodge City, KS 67801, USA 1940
Died 14100 Lisieux, France 2 August 1944

Shot down by flak and crashed near Lisieux. 2-8-44. Killed in Action (KIA).

Buried Chapel Hill Cemetery, Gypsum, KS 67448, USA September 1944

Gypsum Hill Cemetery in Salina, Kansas.


Date Contributor Update
20 December 2015 11:20:15 Al_Skiff Changes to service number, biography, awards, events, unit associations, place associations, mission associations and media associations

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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:23:57 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 7701 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database