Robert Faherty Killian

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Robert Faherty Killian Veteran

Birth
Perryville, Perry County, Missouri, USA
Death
13 Aug 1977 (aged 55)
Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri, USA
Burial
Fort Leonard Wood, Pulaski County, Missouri, USA GPS-Latitude: 37.7765533, Longitude: -92.1259958
Memorial ID
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"MAJ US AIR FORCE WWII KOREA"

Parents: William Joseph Killian, Blanche C. Faherty
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ROBERT FAHERTY KILLIAN
Birth 5 May 1922
Perryville, Perry County, Missouri, USA

January 1942 Military, Age 19
Join the US Army Air Corps. Completed Flying School and was a B-25 Bomber pilot. Served in the European Theater, where he flew 57 missions. He was shot down over Italy on his last mission, but evaded capture.

Marriage to Lora Marie Modde
on 7 Jul 1943
in Belgigine, Perry County, Missouri

1943 wedding picture has Robert in uniform. Note that Robert's children were born at Air Force Bases.

Military
Retired from Air Force as a Major, in March 1962, at age 39, after serving with distiction in WWII, and Korea.
Enjoyed a 3 1/2 year tour in England.

Robert and Lora had 7 children, 4 daughters and 3 sons.

Death: 13 Aug 1977
Age: 55
Rolla, Missouri, USA

Citation Information
Transcription of text
Detail
Page 90 of "From Belgium to the Mississippi - The Family of Francies Bernard Modde" by Alice Carroll Bert and Iva Lea Modde Baebler (1986).

Social Security Death Index
Name: Robert Killian
SSN: 486-22-3347
Born: 5 May 1922
Died: Aug 1977
State (Year) SSN issued: Missouri (Before 1951)
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1930 Census/Central/Perry County/MissouriRoll: 1217/ED-9/Page: 22B
Household Members: Name Age
William J Killian/Head of Household/49
Blanche C Killian/Wife/48
William J Killian/Son/12
Nina Killian/Daughter/10
Robert Killian/Son/7
James Killian/Son/5

PRINCESSBARBI Barbara Ennis Connolly
Dad/Ed Ennis http://www.warwingsart.com/12thAirForce/ennis.html
57th Bomb Wing Historical Researcher,319th & 321st BG Historian, http://57thbombwing.com
Men of the 57th Gallery/Albums, http://57thbombwing.com/gallery2/main.php


ROBERT; http://www.footnote.com/page/84577609_robert_f_killian/
Robert 57th BW Gallery Album; http://57thbombwing.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_itemId=63609
"MAJ US AIR FORCE WWII KOREA"

Parents: William Joseph Killian, Blanche C. Faherty
--
ROBERT FAHERTY KILLIAN
Birth 5 May 1922
Perryville, Perry County, Missouri, USA

January 1942 Military, Age 19
Join the US Army Air Corps. Completed Flying School and was a B-25 Bomber pilot. Served in the European Theater, where he flew 57 missions. He was shot down over Italy on his last mission, but evaded capture.

Marriage to Lora Marie Modde
on 7 Jul 1943
in Belgigine, Perry County, Missouri

1943 wedding picture has Robert in uniform. Note that Robert's children were born at Air Force Bases.

Military
Retired from Air Force as a Major, in March 1962, at age 39, after serving with distiction in WWII, and Korea.
Enjoyed a 3 1/2 year tour in England.

Robert and Lora had 7 children, 4 daughters and 3 sons.

Death: 13 Aug 1977
Age: 55
Rolla, Missouri, USA

Citation Information
Transcription of text
Detail
Page 90 of "From Belgium to the Mississippi - The Family of Francies Bernard Modde" by Alice Carroll Bert and Iva Lea Modde Baebler (1986).

Social Security Death Index
Name: Robert Killian
SSN: 486-22-3347
Born: 5 May 1922
Died: Aug 1977
State (Year) SSN issued: Missouri (Before 1951)
--
1930 Census/Central/Perry County/MissouriRoll: 1217/ED-9/Page: 22B
Household Members: Name Age
William J Killian/Head of Household/49
Blanche C Killian/Wife/48
William J Killian/Son/12
Nina Killian/Daughter/10
Robert Killian/Son/7
James Killian/Son/5

PRINCESSBARBI Barbara Ennis Connolly
Dad/Ed Ennis http://www.warwingsart.com/12thAirForce/ennis.html
57th Bomb Wing Historical Researcher,319th & 321st BG Historian, http://57thbombwing.com
Men of the 57th Gallery/Albums, http://57thbombwing.com/gallery2/main.php


ROBERT; http://www.footnote.com/page/84577609_robert_f_killian/
Robert 57th BW Gallery Album; http://57thbombwing.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_itemId=63609