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 Hubert W. Roberts

Hubert W. Roberts

Birth
Death 9 Jan 1944 (aged 25–26)
Burial Anson, Jones County, Texas, USA
Plot Blk 12 Lot 3 Gr. 1W
Memorial ID 100091536 · View Source
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WWII: He gave his life for his country in aerial combat

Pilot 2nd/Lt. Hubert W. Roberts KIA
Hometown: Texas
Squadron: 328th BS 93rd Bomb Group
Service # O-681478
Awards: Purple Heart

Target: Emden
Missing Air Crew Report Details
USAAF MACR#:
Date Lost: 3-Feb-44
Serial Number: 41-24192
Aircraft Model B-24
Aircraft Letter: A
Aircraft Name: DOGPATCH RAIDER
Location: Hardwick England
Cause: Unknown 9 KIA

53 ships out of the 193 airbourne of the 2 BD abandoned the mission over the Zuider Zee due to high cloud cover. Apparently only 445 BG & 448 BG reached the target. B 24 41-24192 is known to have crashed at Hardwick station on Feb 3rd 1944 killing 9 crew members, apparently returning to base.

B24 41-24192 with Pilot Avandano was a veteran of Operation Tidal Wave" the low level mission to destroy Romanian oil wells.

DOGPATCH RAIDER Crew
2nd/Lt. Hubert W. Roberts Pilot
2nd/Lt. Charles L. Presson
2nd/Lt. Richard Fassl
2nd/Lt. George M. Sutton Jr.
S/Sgt. Silas Bailey
Sgt. Carl F. Strickland
Sgt. Franklin L. Chrysler
Sgt. Harold L. Fuller
Sgt. Floyd E. Todd


Family Members


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  • Maintained by: John Dowdy
  • Originally Created by: Txjimdandy
  • Added: 3 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100091536
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Hubert W. Roberts (1918–9 Jan 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100091536, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, Anson, Jones County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by John Dowdy (contributor 47791572) .