Robert W Pomeroy

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Robert W Pomeroy

Illinois, USA
Death 15 Jul 1944 (aged 19)
Burial New Boston, Mercer County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 87878798 · View Source
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2LT Pomeroy was killed on a bombing raid near Yap Island. His B-24 collided with another B-24 during the raid. He and his crew rest in the Pacific.

ENLISTMENT - From the U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 about Robert W Pomeroy

Name: Robert W Pomeroy
Birth Year: 1924
Race: White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country: Illinois
State of Residence: Illinois
County or City: Mercer
Enlistment Date: 4 Nov 1942
Enlistment State: Illinois
Enlistment City: Chicago
Branch: Air Corps
Branch Code: Air Corps
Grade: Private
Grade Code: Private

Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law

Component: Army of the United States - includes the following: Voluntary enlistments effective December 8, 1941 and thereafter; One year enlistments of National Guardsman whose State enlistment expires while in the Federal Service; Officers appointed in the Army of

Source: Civil Life
Education: 3 years of high school
Marital Status: Single, without dependents
Height: 72
Weight: 139

MISSING RECORD: From the World War II and Korean Conflict Veterans Interred Overseas about Pomeroy

Name: Robert W Pomeroy
Inducted From: Illinois
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Combat Organization: 372nd Bomber Squadron 307th Bomber
Death Date: 15 Jul 1944
Monument: Fort William Mckinley, Manila, the Philippines
Last Known Status: Missing
U.S. Awards: Purple Heart Medal, Air Medal

{Thank you, Sharon Crowley Connor for pointing me towards this info!}

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  • Created by: Jamie Dawn Paul
  • Added: 2 Apr 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 87878798
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Robert W Pomeroy (5 Aug 1924–15 Jul 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 87878798, citing New Boston Cemetery, New Boston, Mercer County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Jamie Dawn Paul (contributor 46981024) .