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Hill Robert

Monuments

B-17G

Name:
Robert Hill
Rank:
Technical Sergeant
Serial Number:
35644893
Unit:
412th Bomber Squadron, 95th Bomb Group, Heavy
Date of Death:
1944-08-02
State:
Ohio
Cemetery:
Normandy American Cemetery
Plot:
B
Row:
23
Grave:
3
Decoration:
Air Medal, Purple Heart
Comments:

Spouse of Betty A. Hill of Franklin Furnace, Ohio. Radio Operator of the B-17G 42-102700 "I'll Get By," which took off from Station 119 in Horham, Suffolk, UK on 2 August 1944.  Hit by flak and exploded in mid-air at 1754h near Lisieux, France. Three crewmen survived the event and were taken prisoner, and seven were killed.