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Rank and Name, Technical Sergeant Robert Leroy Addleman.
Unit/placed on, 61st Bomber Squadron, 39th Bomber Group (Very Heavy).
Robert was born in 1920 in Michigan.
Father,George A Addleman , Mother, Sarah (Gruse) Addleman.
Wife, Arlene L. (Rohn) Addleman.
Robert L. Addleman entered the service from Detroit, Michigan in Dec. 16, 1941with service-number # 16042855.
Robert was KIA when the plane got rammed by a Japanese Fighter, on April 28, 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Air Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
Roberts crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B29- were;
1st Lt. Alexander Orionchair Pilot
2nd Lt. Aron M. Nopic Co Pilot
F/O. David P. Donahue Jr. Bombardier
2nd Lt. Charles B. Coutts Asst. Pilot
2nd Lt. Jim A. McCandeless Asst. Co Pilot
Cpl. Conrad E. Vogt Gunner
T/Sgt. Robert L. Addleman Engineer
T/Sgt. Clarence W. Bever Navigator
Sgt. William L. Wood Radio Operator
Cpl. Melvin H. Long Gunner
Cpl. John C. Sprosty Jr. Gunner
Robert is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA.
Courts of the Missing.
Thanks to Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC, https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.
Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html