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Capt Robert Beach Smith

Riverside, Riverside County, California, USA
Death 18 Aug 1943 (aged 23)
El Paso County, Texas, USA
Burial Unknown, Specifically: Possibly in Hawaii ?
Memorial ID 110178781 · View Source
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Captain Smith served with the 330th Bomb
Group, 457th Bomb Squadron at Biggs Field,
El Paso, Texas.

He was one of twelve airmen killed in the
crash of B-24E Liberator #41-29045,
twenty-five miles northeast of the airbase.

He received the Air Medal with Oak Leaf
Cluster for his 15 months of meritus service
in the Southwest Pacific, prior to his
commitment to training at Biggs Army Airbase.

A. W. Smith
Florence Beach


Not listed in Evergreen or Olivewood
cemeteries in Riverside, Ca.


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  • Created by: Tim Cook
  • Added: 7 May 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 110178781
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Robert Beach Smith (14 Jan 1920–18 Aug 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 110178781, ; Maintained by Tim Cook (contributor 46481904) Unknown, who reports a Possibly in Hawaii ?.