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Sgt Robert J Blohm

Sgt Robert J Blohm

Birth
New York, USA
Death 2 Mar 1944 (aged 21–22)
Germany
Burial Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Plot I, 86 88
Memorial ID 3296112 · View Source
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Robert served as a Sergeant & Waist Gunner on B-17F #42-30636, 327th Bomber Squadron, 92nd Bomber Group, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Erie County, New York prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on October 30, 1942 in Buffalo, New York. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Laboratory technician and/or assistant and also as Single, without dependents.

Robert was "Killed In Action" when his B-17 was attacked by enemy aircraft and crashed between Sieglar & Siegburg, Germany during the war. He and was awarded the Air Medal and the Purple Heart.

Service # 12200292

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Airmen who perished on B-17F #42-30636:

Blohm, Robert J ~ Sgt, Waist Gunner, New York
Brown, Everett P ~ 1st Lt, Co-Pilot, Oklahoma
Davis, Roy C ~ Sgt, Waist Gunner, Oklahoma
Good, James L ~ 2nd Lt, Navigator, Illinois
Jodrie, Kenneth F ~ S/Sgt, Top Turret Gunner, Maine
McDannel, Wesley H ~ Sgt, Tail Gunner, Pennsylvania
Smith, George F ~ Sgt, Ball Turret Gunner, New York
Swart, Bernard R ~ 2nd Lt, Pilot, Pennsylvania
Tucker, Emmett E ~ S/Sgt, Radio Operator, Louisiana
Verbanic, Walter H ~ 2nd Lt, Bombardier, Kansas

( Bio & Crew Report by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett )

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  • Imported from: US Veteran's Affairs
  • Added: 4 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3296112
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Robert J Blohm (1922–2 Mar 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3296112, citing Zachary Taylor National Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by US Veterans Affairs Office (contributor 5) .