Robert P. Casey

Robert P. Casey

Birth
Death 2 Apr 1944 (aged 29)
Algeria
Burial
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San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Plot Section M Site 4
Memorial ID 474763 · View Source
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Robert served as a Sergeant on B-25D #41-30350, 3rd Bomber Training Squadron, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Texas prior to the war.

Robert died in the "Line Of Duty" while on a training mission when his B-25 crashed in Telergma, Algeria during the war. It is believed that they were training to use Radar. It is unknown what caused the B-25 to crash.

Service # 18102266

His brother, S/Sgt George R. Casey, died while a POW of the Japanese Army during the war in China.

They are interred next to each other.

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Airmen who perished on this flight:

Carder, Gerald L ~ S/Sgt, CO
Casey, Robert P ~ Sgt, TX
Danser, John W ~ 2nd Lt, NJ
Fasola, Anthony P ~ 2nd Lt, PA
Miller, Gordon A ~ S/Sgt, RI
O'Connell, Maurice ~ Capt, Pilot, CT
Smolak, Joseph A ~ S/Sgt, OH

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

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  • Imported from: US Veteran's Affairs
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 474763
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert P. Casey (19 Dec 1914–2 Apr 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 474763, citing Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by US Veterans Affairs Office (contributor 5) .