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Robert Hartman Humphrey

Military

Major Robert Humphrey was one of the passengers killed (KIA) when his B-24 41-23728, Hot Stuff, crashed in Iceland in bad weather, killing all on board, except the tail gunner.

Awards: PH.

Service

Aircraft

  • 41-23728 - Hot Stuff

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24D Liberator, Hot Stuff, was the 1st heavy bomber in the 8th Air Force (93rd Bomb Group, and 330th Bomb Squadron) to complete 25 missions, even though the B-17, Memphis Belle, wears the label of the first 50th mission B-24. Hot Stuff, crashed...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Lynchburg, VA 11 July 1900
Enlisted 23 April 1941
Died Mt Fagradalsfjall, Iceland 3 May 1943
Buried Spring Hill Cemetery Lynchburg, Lynchburg City, VA July 1948

Re-Interred
Spring Hill Cemetery
Lynchburg, Lynchburg City, Virginia

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 April 2022 15:44:58 Al_Skiff Changes to biography and events
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https://www.fold3.com/image/310763680
https://www.fold3.com/image/318199271
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/70809173/robert-hartman-humphrey

Date Contributor Update
13 April 2022 21:36:08 Kickapoo Changes to nickname and biography
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Punctuation removed from around aircraft name for clarity, uniformity, and readability. - Kickapoo

Date Contributor Update
22 November 2020 12:16:39 Al_Skiff Changes to service number, biography, awards and events
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/310763680
https://www.fold3.com/image/318199271
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/70809173/robert-hartman-humphrey

Date Contributor Update
27 February 2020 03:26:15 jmoore43 Changes to biography
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Added a "#" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" for clarity.

Date Contributor Update
16 April 2018 10:34:09 wdwcpa@hotmail.com Changes to middlename
Sources

Ancestry.com and FindAGrave.com

Date Contributor Update
02 March 2018 11:55:15 Lucy May Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, highest rank, role, biography, events and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/70809173
https://www.fold3.com/image/287491955

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