Robert A. Wheeler

Robert Wheeler, India, 1945
Robert Wheeler, India, 1945
Recent Address: 701 Broadway, Wheaton, MN 56296
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Family Info: Parents: Robert and Bonnie: Wife: Helen; Child: Kathie
Hometown: Wheaton, MN
Date Entered Service: January 11, 1940
Service Number: 6939767
Bomb Group: 462nd
Squadron: 768th
Squadron:
Location of Unit: Walker AAB, KS; Fall 1943
Missions Flown: 34
Hump Missions: 27
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Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal (3), Distinguished Unit Citations, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with 8 Battle Stars, Good Conduct Medal, American Defense Service Medal, American Campaign Medal, others
Service Schools: Curtiss Wright Tech. Institute-Glendale, CA Jan-Jul 1941; Embry Riddle-Miami, FL 1942; B-29 School-Denver, CO Sum 1943
MOS:
Rank Upon Discharge: T/Sgt
Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: 42-6332 Belle Of Baltimore, 42-63480 Dream Girl
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Comments: Mr. Wheeler passed away February 13, 2008 and is buried in the Wildwood Cemetery, Wheaton, Minnesota.

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