Robert L. Kilburn

Recent Address: P.O. Box 218, Siloam Springs, AR 72761
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Family Info: Father: Paul
Hometown: Mason, MI
Date Entered Service: October 23, 1942
Service Number: 16148320
Bomb Group: 444th
Squadron: 677th
Location of Unit: Great Bend, KS - November 1944
Missions Flown: 7
Hump Missions: 16
Targets: Yawata, Mukden
Awards: Air Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WWII Victory Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation
Service Schools: Aircraft Maintenance - Lincoln, NE Dec 1942-Mar 1943; Electrical - Chanute Field Apr-May 1943; B-29 Electrical - Boeing Jun-Oct 1943
MOS: MOS 1685 - Gunner
Rank Upon Discharge: Staff Sergeant
Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: 42-6228 Eight Ball
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Date Transferred from the 58th: October, 1944
Date Discharged: November 1, 1945
Post WWII Service:
Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): Funeral Director -- Manufacturer -- Designer-- Exporter
Thoughts About the 58th: Very important

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