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Sgt Robert G Lipczynski

Sgt Robert G Lipczynski

Birth
Buffalo, Erie County, New York, USA
Death 21 Jan 1944 (aged 19–20)
Blythe, Riverside County, California, USA
Burial Body lost or destroyed, Specifically: Place of burial being researched
Memorial ID 99658420 · View Source
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Robert served as a Sergeant & Radio Operator on B-24J (#42-99969), Air Base Squadron, 358th Base HQ, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Erie County, New York prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on February 1, 1943 in Buffalo, New York. He was noted as being employed in a machine shop and also as Single, with dependents.

Robert died in the "Line Of Duty" when his B-24 crashed three miles west of Blythe Army Air Base limits while on a combat training flight during the war.

Service # 32831179

His brother, Sgt Joseph D Lipczynski, also died during the war.

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Airmen who perished on B-24J (#42-99969):

Babkewicz, John W ~ Pfc, Gunner, New York
Boland, Carl T ~ 2nd Lt, Co-Pilot, New York
Brown, Donald E ~ 2nd Lt, Pennsylvania
Burford, John T ~ 2nd Lt, Kentucky
Lipczynski, Robert G ~ Sgt, Radio Operator, New York
Love, Joseph M ~ Sgt, California
Russel, Mark T ~ 2nd Lt, Pilot, New Mexico

( Bio & Crew Report by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett )

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Syracuse Herald American - Jan 23, 1944

Blythe Calif - Army officers today announced that seven Army men were killed last night when a Liberator bomber crashed three miles west of the Blythe Army Air Base limits while on a combat training flight. Killed included 2nd LT Carl T. Boland, 20, co-pilot, North Syracuse; Sgt Robert G. Lipczynski, 20, radio operator of Buffalo, and PFC John W. Babkewicz, 28, gunner, New York City.

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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 27 Oct 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 99658420
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Robert G Lipczynski (1924–21 Jan 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 99658420, ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) Body lost or destroyed, who reports a Place of burial being researched.