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2LT Robert William Geoffroy

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2LT Robert William Geoffroy Veteran

Birth
Sterling, Whiteside County, Illinois, USA
Death
16 Oct 1944 (aged 22)
Vermont, USA
Burial
Sterling, Whiteside County, Illinois, USA Add to Map
Plot
Section 3
Memorial ID
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2LT US ARMY AIR CORPS WORLD WAR II

Advanced to 2LT after his passing


Son of Howard O & Eva Williams Geoffroy


Second Lieutenant Robert William Geoffrey died as a result of B-24 bomber crash on a training mission, operating out of Westover Field. The bomber crashed at the top of a 4,000' mountain, named Camels Hump. Geoffroy was the Navigator. Since it was a training flight, his death is listed as DNB, Died Non Battle.


Second Lieutenant Robert William Geoffrey died as a result of B-24 #42-51067 bomber crash on a training mission, operating out of Westover Field. The bomber crashed at the top of a 4,000' mountain, named Camels Hump. Geoffroy was the Navigator. Since it was a training flight, his death is listed as DNB, Died Non Battle.

Nine crewmembers were killed, and one miraculously survived.

The personnel killed were:

1LT David E Potter, O-552832, TX, Pilot

FLT O John J Ramasocky, T-130498, OH, Co- Pilot

1LT David C McNary, O-451796, CA, Bombardier

2LT Robert W Geoffroy, unknown, IL, Navigator

CPL Luther N Hagler, 14167058, AR, Flight Engineer

CPL James Perry, 11139093, MA, Radio Operator

CPL Robert E Denton, 12079640, NY, Gunner

PFC Richard C Wynne & PFC Richard C Wynne, 18163610, OK, Gunner

PFC Casper Zacher, 37583306, ND, Gunner

2LT US ARMY AIR CORPS WORLD WAR II

Advanced to 2LT after his passing


Son of Howard O & Eva Williams Geoffroy


Second Lieutenant Robert William Geoffrey died as a result of B-24 bomber crash on a training mission, operating out of Westover Field. The bomber crashed at the top of a 4,000' mountain, named Camels Hump. Geoffroy was the Navigator. Since it was a training flight, his death is listed as DNB, Died Non Battle.


Second Lieutenant Robert William Geoffrey died as a result of B-24 #42-51067 bomber crash on a training mission, operating out of Westover Field. The bomber crashed at the top of a 4,000' mountain, named Camels Hump. Geoffroy was the Navigator. Since it was a training flight, his death is listed as DNB, Died Non Battle.

Nine crewmembers were killed, and one miraculously survived.

The personnel killed were:

1LT David E Potter, O-552832, TX, Pilot

FLT O John J Ramasocky, T-130498, OH, Co- Pilot

1LT David C McNary, O-451796, CA, Bombardier

2LT Robert W Geoffroy, unknown, IL, Navigator

CPL Luther N Hagler, 14167058, AR, Flight Engineer

CPL James Perry, 11139093, MA, Radio Operator

CPL Robert E Denton, 12079640, NY, Gunner

PFC Richard C Wynne & PFC Richard C Wynne, 18163610, OK, Gunner

PFC Casper Zacher, 37583306, ND, Gunner


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LT US ARMY AIR CORPS
WPRLD WAR II




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