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Robert Leman Ault

Military

Assigned 32BS, 301BG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Wiener Neudorf 26-Jul-44 hit by enemy aircraft, crashed Perin; Prisoner of War (POW) MACR 7141.

Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

People

  • Richard Luebke

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 301st Bomb Group
    Assigned 32BS, 301BG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Wiener Neudorf 26-Jul-44 hit by enemy aircraft, crashed Perin; Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 7141. Awards: AM (4OLC), PH.

Units served with

  • 301st Bomb Group

    301st Bomb Group

    Group
    Activated 3-February-1942 at Geiger Field, Washington and equipped with B-17s. On 27-May-1942 the ground unit moved to Alamogordo Army Air Field, New Mexico, and the aircraft went to Muroc Army Air Field (now Edwards Air Force Base), California for...

  • 32nd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-6189

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 25/5/44; Hunter 20/6/44; Dow Fd 30/6/44; Assigned 32BS/301BG Lucera 9/7/44; Missing in Action Wiener Neudorf 26/7/44 with Rich Luebke, Co-pilot: Thomas, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Darling (3 Killed in Action); Navigator:...

Associated Place

Events

Event Location Date
Born Albright, WV 12 June 1921

Son of Francis H and Jessie R Ault.

Lived in Preston County, WV 1941
Enlisted Fort Hayes Columbus OH 21 July 1942

Fort Hayes
Columbus, OH

Discharged USAAF 26 October 1945

Honourable discharge.

Died Oakland, MD 25 November 2009
Buried Mount Moriah Cemetery, Valley Point, WV December 2009

Mount Moriah Cemetery
Valley Point,
Preston County, WV

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 November 2018 19:49:05 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/60181217/robert-l-ault

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