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Sgt Robert G Langheier

Sgt Robert G Langheier

Birth
New York, USA
Death 12 Apr 1944 (aged 24–25)
At Sea
Burial Coton, South Cambridgeshire District, Cambridgeshire, England
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Memorial ID 56291599 · View Source
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Robert served as a Sergeant & Tail Gunner on B-17G "3 Cads and a Lad" (#42-31334), 730th Bomber Squadron, 452nd Bomber Group, Heavy, U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II.

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

He enlisted in the Army on November 24, 1942 in Buffalo, New York. He was noted as being employed as a Stock clerk and also as Married.

Robert was declared "Missing In Action" when his B-17 ditched in the North Sea during the war. He was awarded a Air Medal and a Purple Heart.

Service # 32669880

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Crew of B-17G (#42-31334):

Barnes, Fred A ~ Sgt, Ball Turret Gunner, California ~ KIA
Evers, Leland J ~ 2nd Lt, Pilot, Iowa ~ KIA
Folcik, Stanley A ~ S/Sgt, Radio Operator, Connecticut ~ KIA
Givens, Robert G ~ Sgt, Left Waist Gunner, Michigan ~ RTB*
Hunter, Matthew S ~ Sgt, Right Waist Gunner ~ RTB*
Jacobs, Jules ~ 2nd Lt, Navigator, Massachusetts ~ MIA
Junnila, Willis A ~ Sgt, Top Turret Gunner ~ RTB*
Komminsky, Edward M ~ 2nd Lt, Co-Pilot ~ RTB*
Langheier, Robert G ~ Sgt, Tail Gunner, New York ~ MIA
Tully, Gene D ~ 2nd Lt, Bombardier, California ~ MIA

* = Safely Returned To Base

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

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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56291599
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Robert G Langheier (1919–12 Apr 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56291599, citing Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial, Coton, South Cambridgeshire District, Cambridgeshire, England ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .