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Lieut Robert C. Bourgeois
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Birth: Sep. 28, 1917
Lecompte
Rapides Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Nov. 13, 2001
Metairie
Jefferson Parish
Louisiana, USA

Flight Officer (FO) Robert C. Bourgeois, 7000417, was the bombardier for Crew 13 of the famed Doolittle Raiders. Graduated from high school and attended Delgado Trade School, New Orleans, Louisiana. Entered service on October 14, 1939 at New Orleans. Graduated Bombsight Maintenance School, Lowry Army Air Field, Colorado. Remained in China-Burma-India Theater after the Tokyo Raid until July 15, 1943. Separated from active duty on March 9, 1946. Decorations include Distinguished Flying Cross, Chinese Army, Navy, Air Corps Medal, Class A, 1st Grade. 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Mitchell Bourgeois (1889 - 1944)
  Elizabeth E. Clark Bourgeois (1880 - 1948)
 
 Spouse:
  Thelma Wickes Bourgeois (1919 - 1985)
 
 Sibling:
  Robert C. Bourgeois (1917 - 2001)
  Kenneth Leo Bourgeois (1930 - 2011)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lake Lawn Park Cemetery and Mausoleum
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA
Plot: South Unit 3, South Corridor 9, Tier A, Crook 43
 
Created by: John Andrew Prime
Record added: Jan 26, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24188359
Lieut Robert C. Bourgeois
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