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William Ross Robertson Jr


Commanding Officer 93rd BG from 5-Dec-44 to 6-Apr-45. Went on 14 combat missions to Germany just prior to war's end in 1945. Mission list attached.

DFC/ BS/ AM/ ATO/ EAME w/ 3 battle stars/ WW II VM/ Korean Svc.


Units served with

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    The 93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1 Mar 42 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15 May 42. the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida, to continue advanced flight training and also to fly antisubmarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico. They...

Associated Place

  • Hardwick

    Military site : airfield
    Planned as an RAF bomber airfield, Hardwick was used first by the 310th Bomb Group, equipped with B-25 Mitchells. B-24 Liberators of the 93rd Bomb Group moved in briefly in March 1943, then returned in June 1943 remaining until the end of the war and...


Event Location Date
Born Brevard, North Carolina 1 October 1910
Died 22 July 1996
Buried St George's Episcopal Church, Germantown, Tennessee


Date Contributor Update
09 November 2014 20:39:14 Lee8thbuff Changes to service number, biography, awards and place associations

Lee Cunningham 9-Nov-2014. CO information

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:28:42 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / widow, Janet M. Robertson