Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Maj Robert V. Reilly
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: unknown
Death: Dec. 10, 1946
Washington, USA

A Curtis Commando R5C transport plane crashes into Mount Rainier, killing 32 U.S. Marines, on December 10, 1946.

His body along with the others who lost their lives on that flight all remain entombed in ice on Mount Rainier.

Recover efforts were called off when it was decided that it would be nearly impossible to recover the bodies and the risk for the rescuers was too high.

MAJ Reilly was the pilot of the R5C. 
 
Burial:
Body lost or destroyed
Specifically: South Tahoma Glacier Mount Rainier National Park, Washington
 
Created by: Littlmouse
Record added: Nov 30, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31829787
 

Remembering you on your 66th angel day ~ rest in Heavenly peace sir ...
- KASSIOPEIA
 Added: Dec. 10, 2012
2nd Lt. R. V. Reilly, USMCR, designated Naval Aviator #11635 in 1942.
- Mike Weeks
 Added: Jul. 8, 2012
May you rest in peace. I hope that someday you can be found and given the proper burial you deserve. God Bless.Kimberly
- Kimberly Johnson
 Added: May. 29, 2009
There are 2 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service