Robert Jackson Waste

Robert Jackson Waste

Birth
Butte County, California, USA
Death 31 May 1955 (aged 38)
Barksdale Air Force Base, Bossier Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Chico, Butte County, California, USA
Plot Sec 5,A,B Lot 40 sp 3
Memorial ID 63524631 · View Source
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1920 census Chico Twp, Butte, CA: Harry L. Waste, aged 44, automobile salesman, bp CA, both parents U.S.; Mable aged 35, bp CA, father IA, mother CA; Harry F. aged 6; Robert J. aged 3 -- both born CA.

1930 census 1470 Third Avenue, Chico, Butte, CA: Harry L. Waste, aged 54, auto salesman, bp CA, father NY, mother IN; Mabel V. aged 45, both first married aged 35 & 26, respectively, bp CA, father IA, mother CA; Hary F. aged 16; Robert J. aged 13 -- both born CA.-census information courtesy the files of Carolyn Hackett Dowd.
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Robert J Waste Birth Date: 27 Sep 1916 Birth Place: California Military Date: 6 Nov 1947 Publication Date: 1948 Title: U.S. Army and Air Force Register Source Information: Ancestry.com. U.S., Select Military Registers, 1862-1985 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013. This collection was indexed by Ancestry World Archives Project contributors. Original data: United States Military Registers, 1902–1985. Salem, Oregon: Oregon State Library.
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The first crash of a Barksdale B-47 was May 31, 1955, when tail No. 51-7073 crashed and burned on takeoff, claiming its four-man crew. Killed were aircraft commander Maj. William H. Perkins; pilot Lt. Col. Frank J.P. Rasor; observer Maj. Robert Jackson Waste; and crew chief Airman 1st Class Richard C. Olivo. Source: http://www.shreveporttimes.com/story/news/local/2016/03/27/early-jet-years-hazardous-barksdale/82324230/ - Shreveport Times, by John Andrew Prine (cited below in “notes”).


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Gravesite Details He died at Barksdale AFB, La., in the crash of his B-47E bomber (John Andrew Prime)

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  • Maintained by: Adriana
  • Originally Created by: J
  • Added: 31 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 63524631
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Jackson Waste (27 Sep 1916–31 May 1955), Find A Grave Memorial no. 63524631, citing Chico Cemetery, Chico, Butte County, California, USA ; Maintained by Adriana (contributor 47328225) .