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Sgt Robert Jefferson Beeler

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Sgt Robert Jefferson Beeler

Birth
Lebanon, Marion County, Kentucky, USA
Death 8 May 1945 (aged 21)
West Bengal, India
Burial Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Plot Section A Site 1176
Memorial ID 90915645 View Source
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Beeler was a radio operator with the 10th Air Force, 7th Bombardment Group, 492nd Bombardment Squadron. His plane, B-24J #42-73246, nicknamed 'Snafu' crashed on takeoff from Madhaiganj air base in India. All aboard were killed.

He received the Air Medal and the Purple Heart.



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  • Created by: dfr
  • Added: 28 May 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 90915645
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/90915645/robert-jefferson-beeler : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Robert Jefferson Beeler (12 Apr 1924–8 May 1945), Find a Grave Memorial ID 90915645, citing Zachary Taylor National Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by dfr (contributor 47109209) .