Robert J. Lyons

Bob Lyons, c.1943
Bob Lyons, c.1943
Recent Address: 1060 Ridge Rd., Hamden, CT 06517
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Family Info: Wife: Ann (Nancy) O'Connor Lyons; Parents: George and Emma; Children: Robert J., Lauragene, James, Cheryl, George, Mary, Richard
Hometown: Hamden, CT
Date Entered Service: >March 27, 1943
Service Number: 31330803 and O-2078606
Bomb Group: 40th
Squadron: 25th
Location of Unit: Tinian - June 1945
Missions Flown: 4 bombing missions, VJ Day Mission over Tokyo
Hump Missions:
Targets: Tsu, Imabari, Fukuyama
Awards: American Campaign, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WWII Victory Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation
Service Schools: Airplane Mechanics School, Gulfport, MS June-Oct 1943; Mass State College Training Detachment Nov 1943 - Feb 1944; Navigation School, Hondo, TX June-Dec 1944
MOS: MOS 1039-Navigator, Radar
Rank Upon Discharge: 1st Lieutenant
Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: 2-24888 Smilin' Jack and others
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Date Discharged: July 29, 1946
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Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): Graduated Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Jan. 1950. Family Business - Manufactured metal doors for residential and commercial use.
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