Palmer, Robert Anthony Maurice b. July 7, 1920 d. December 23, 1944 World War II Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Kent England, he served as an Officer Squadron Leader in the 109th Royal British Air Force. Prior to his final flight assignment he had completed 110 bombing missions. On the bombing raid over Cologne, Germany, December 23, 1944, Squadron Leader Palmer was detailed to lead a formation of 27 Lancaster bombers to attack the provision yards there in daylight. As the attack went badly, the group was split up into three formations by flak defenses, but...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Rheinberg War Cemetery, Rheinberg, Weseler Landkreis, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany Plot: Joint grave 14. C. 13-14.