SSgt Robert Joseph Griffith

SSgt Robert Joseph Griffith

Birth
Maryland, USA
Death 26 Apr 1945 (aged 30–31)
Germany
Burial Neuville-en-Condroz, Arrondissement de Liège, Liège, Belgium
Plot Plot D Row 39 Grave 1
Memorial ID 56358480 · View Source
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Son of Robert E. Griffith and Leola Bell Christopher Griffith.

Robert, who resided in New Castle, Delaware, served as a Staff Sergeant and aerial Photographer and gunner on a B-26 bomber with the 432nd Bomb Squadron, 17th Bomb Group, Twelfth Air Force, U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on June 8, 1942 at Fort Dix, New Jersey. He was noted as Single, with dependents.

He was "Killed In Action" on his 50th mission over Neuburg, Germany.

He had served in the Air Corps for two years and ten months at the time of his death.

He was decorated with an Air Medal with seven Oak Leaf Clusters, Silver Star, three Bronze Stars, Croix de Guerre, and Purple Heart.

Service # 32269947

Gravesite Details Entered the service from Delaware.

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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56358480
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SSgt Robert Joseph Griffith (1914–26 Apr 1945), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56358480, citing Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial, Neuville-en-Condroz, Arrondissement de Liège, Liège, Belgium ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .