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2Lt Robert K Stuhlman, III

2Lt Robert K Stuhlman, III

Birth
California, USA
Death 19 Nov 1943 (aged 21–22)
Italy
Burial Nettuno, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy
Plot F Row 10 Grave 48
Memorial ID 56314879 · View Source
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Son of Mrs. Eleanor M. Stuhlman who resided in Plymounth, New Hampshire.

Robert served as a Second Lieutenant on B-17 #42-3179, 347th Bomber Squadron, 99th Bomber Group, Heavy, U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II.

He resided in Grafton County, New Hampshire prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on April 9, 1942 in Manchester, New Hampshire. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a meatcutter and also as Single, without dependents.

B-17 #42-3179, while on a bombing mission, was shot down by enemy flak and crashed near Ragusa, Sicily during the war.

Robert was "Killed In Action" in this crash.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # O-735214

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Airmen who perished on B-17 #42-3179:

Carson, David W ~ 1st Lt, Pilot, PA
Dobbs, William H, Jr ~ S/Sgt, Waist Gunner, GA
Emond, Walter R ~ Pvt, Gunner, MA
Jamison, John R, Jr ~ 2nd Lt, VA
Mohney, Clinton F ~ S/Sgt, Gunner, MI
Riley, Charles T ~ T/Sgt, MD
Rogers, Benjamin W, Jr ~ 2nd Lt, Navigator, NC
Stuhlman, Robert K ~ 2nd Lt, NH
Vance, Billie ~ Sgt, Engineer, OK
Weide, Elvin G ~ S/Sgt, KS

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

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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56314879
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2Lt Robert K Stuhlman, III (1921–19 Nov 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56314879, citing Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial, Nettuno, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .