Robert O'Brien

Robert O'Brien, WWII
Robert O'Brien, WWII
Recent Address: 4 Locust Lane, Clifton Park, NY 12065
E-mail Address: robert.obrien@worldnet.att.net
Family Info: Parents: Daniel and Sarah; Sibling: Margie Krachenfels
Hometown: Bronx, NY
Date Entered Service: November, 1944
Service Number: 42057170
Bomb Group: 462nd
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Location of Unit: CBI; November 1944
Missions Flown: 36
Hump Missions: 6-10
Targets: Singapore, Manchuria, Kobe, etc
Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Distinguished Unit Citation with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with 4 Bronze Battle Stars
Service Schools: Gunnery; Radar
MOS: MOS 866-Radar Observer, MOS 611-Aerial Gunner
Rank Upon Discharge: S/Sgt.
Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: 42-24506 Untouchable, others
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Date Discharged: December, 1945
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Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): Chiropractor
Thoughts About the 58th: Loss of friends. Adventure. Travel.
Comments: Crew members: Howard Bonjour - Left Gunner, Ray Harris - Navigator, Robert O'Brien - Radar Operator, Arvin Rivers - Engineer, Calvin Routh - Bombardier, James Sewell - Right Gunner, Richard Stacy - Co-Pilot.
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Robert O'Brien as Honor Guard, 2004

58th Bomb Wing Veterans Index
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