|Birth: ||Apr. 25, 1920|
|Death: ||Dec. 4, 1942|
Arizona Death Certificate
Robert was 22 years, 7 months and 9 days old at time of death per Certificate.
Kelvin, AZ Bomber Crash, Dec 1942
Posted October 5th, 2009 by Stu Beitler
8 BELIEVED DEAD IN BOMBER CRASH.
Florence, Dec. 5. (AP) -- Eight men are believed to have been.......~*~more~*~
Tucson, Ariz., Dec. 5. (AP) -- Seven crew members perished when a four-motored army bomber crashed and burned on the desert near Florence, Ariz., Friday, Capt. Fred Finney, public relations officer at Davis-Monthan Field, reported tonight.
The dead were:
Lt. ROBERT ADAMS, pilot.
2nd Lt. ARTHUR EIDSON, co-pilot, Odessa, Tex.
Sgt. JAMES AKINS, engineer.
S/Sgt. FRANCIS SANTMYER, radio operator.
Sgt. ARMAND PELTIER, gunner.
Pvt. EDWARD ZEINTARSKI, radio/gunner.
Pvt. MILTON KEINHOLZ, gunner.
The cause of the crash is being investigated by an army board.
Big Spring Daily Herald Texas 1942-12-06
Researched and Transcribed by Stu Beitler.
1 LIEUT AIR CORPS
DECEMBER 4, 1942
1ST LT, US ARMY AIR CORPS
Fort Snelling National Cemetery
Plot: B, 0, 182-S
Maintained by: Sharla
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Feb 25, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 258771