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Corp Robert L. Bridgegroom
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Birth: Jul. 27, 1924
Stanislaus County
California, USA
Death: Jul. 25, 1944
California, USA

At 6:00am on July 25, 1944, B-24J Liberator
#42-51313 took off from Hamilton Field,
north of San Francisco, California.

The four-motored bomber crashed eight miles
out into San Pablo Bay, killing the crew of
ten airmen.

The crew members were:

2nd Lt. George L. Bearhs , pilot
2nd Lt. James R Cheney
2nd Lt. James Murphy
2nd Lt. Gene M Youngblood
S/Sgt. Leo G S Holland
Sgt. Earl W Christie
Sgt. William G Rodger
Cpl. Robert L Bridgegroom
Cpl. John J Cronin
Cpl. Malcolm McIntyre

Note: Due to some anecdotal information, believe his body may not have been recovered


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Note: Entered the service from California; Los Angeles County; ASN 39698788
 
Burial:
Body lost at sea
Specifically: San Francisco Bay, California
 
Created by: Tim Cook
Record added: Jul 25, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 133313755
 


- Neil B (John 3:16)
 Added: Oct. 5, 2014

- Nancy Boldt Ogden Vicknair
 Added: Sep. 19, 2014
 
 
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