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Robert J. Fox


Robert Fox, WWII

Recent Address:

250 Rosedale Blvd., Amherst, NY 14226

Email:

 

Family Information:

Parents: Maynard and Hazel; Siblings: Maynard J. Jr.; Roy, Kenneth, Joan.

Hometown:

Buffalo, NY

Date Entered Service:

March, 1944

Service Number:

42093362

Bomb Group:

444th

Squadron:

677th

Location of Unit:

Tinian (May, 1945)

Missions Flown:

 

Hump Missions Flown:

 

Targets:

 

Awards/Decorations:

Good Conduct Medal,Air Medal,Distinguished Unit Badge,Western Pacific Campaign with Bronze Battle Star,Air Offensive Japan with Bronze Battle Star,Air Force Tech Badge.Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon

Service Schools Attended:

Bukenham Falls Aerial Gunner School Jul 1944;
Clovis, New Mexico, B-29 Crew Training Mar 1945

Military Specialty(ies):

 

Rank Upon Discharge:

Sgt

Crew Type:

Flight crew

Airplane Serial No.& Name:

42-24731 Victory Girl,44-70123 Ho Hum

Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:

 

Date Discharged from the 58th:

May, 1946

Post-WWII Military Service:

 

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

Forty-seven years in the General Insurance business as the principal owner. President and CEO. Retired January 1998.

Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:

It was a great honor to serve with the 58th Bomb Wing -- great pilot and crew. There are still seven members of our crew alive and we have annual reunions in Florida. Crew 99: A/C Virgil Brazil; Pilot, Joseph Loftus; Navigator, Leonard Fuller; Radar, Paul Montgomery; Gunner, Gilbert Meyerowitz; Gunner, Milton Gross; TG, Robert J. Fox.

Comments:

 


Robert Fox, c.2000

 


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