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 Robert Bradford Bickerstaff

Robert Bradford Bickerstaff

Brickyard, Russell County, Alabama, USA
Death 5 Jan 1945 (aged 24)
Midland, Midland County, Texas, USA
Burial Flournoys, Russell County, Alabama, USA
Memorial ID 14549075 · View Source
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11 January 1945 Tallahassee Daily Democrat
Bickerstaff Killed in Crash
Capt. Robert Bradford Bickerstaff of Columbus, Ga., son of the former Bessie Bradford, sister of R. H. and R. F. Bradford of this city, was killed in an airplane crash on January 5 in Midland, Tex., where he was an instructor.
He had recently returned from the European theater, where he completed 30 missions as a bomber pilot. He had been awarded the air medal with three oak leaf clusters and the Distinguished Flying Cross.
Bickerstaff graduated from the University of North Carolina in June, 1942, and entered the service upon graduation. He received the wings of the army air corps at Stuttgart, Ark., on July 28, 1943 and went overseas in December 1943.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Bradford Bickerstaff (21 Jun 1920–5 Jan 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14549075, citing Broken Arrow Cemetery, Flournoys, Russell County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .