Robert LaMotte

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Robert LaMotte

  • Birth 14 Dec 1918 USA
  • Death 13 Apr 1943 Libya
  • Burial Lake Linden, Houghton County, Michigan, USA
  • Memorial ID 10801110

Crew member of lost B-24 Bomber " Lady Be Good " . Only aircraft missing from bombing mission April 4, 1943 from Soluch, Libya. Aircraft located by an oil exploration crew from the air in 1959. Wreckage investigated and remains of 8 crew members recovered and identified by U.S. Military records 1960. 9th crew members remains were never found ( Vernon Moore ). Wreckage found 440 miles South of Soluch, Libiya which was being used as a military airfield April 4 1943. Aircraft was the only one which did not return from the mission.


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  • Created by: arthur labunde
  • Added: 17 Apr 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10801110
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert LaMotte (14 Dec 1918–13 Apr 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10801110, citing Mount Calvary Cemetery, Lake Linden, Houghton County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by arthur labunde (contributor 46597662) .