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Aiken, Robert E.

Rank and Name, Corporal Robert E. Aiken.

Unit/placed in, 402nd Bomber Squadron, 502nd Bomber Group (Very Heavy).


Robert was born in 1920 in Brandon Town, New York.


Father, Earl Aiken.

Mother, Clara B. Aiken.

Brothers, Gordon E. and Rudolph C. Aiken.


Robert entered  the service from New York with service number # 42121615.

Robert’s crew members and their position on-board the plane a B-29 were;


1st Lt. Floyd W. Wilkes Pilot/Commander

2nd Lt. Norman R. Lawler Co Pilot

1st Lt. David E. Bakoff Bombardier

1st Lt. William J. Casey Radio Operator/Radar

1st Lt. Joseph S. Kryshak Navigator

Cpl. Vincent E. Grimes Gunner

2nd Lt. Leonard B. Sieck Engineer/CFC

Cpl. William E. Wright Right Gunner

Cpl. Frank J. Yagusic Left Gunner

Cpl. Robert E. Aiken Tail Gunner


Robert died when the plane exploded on takeoff at the Airport, and crashed in the Sea, on July 9, 1945, he  is honored with a Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.


Robert is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA.

Courts of the missing.


Thanks to  http://www.315bw.org/ Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC,  https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.

Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html

NavyLog, http://navylog.navymemorial.org Philippine Scouts Heritage Society, Sean Conjenos, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Familysearch.com, https://www.familysearch.org Navy Marines Info Geoffrey Roecker, https://missingmarines.com/ Medals Info, http://www.honorstates.org Website, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/


402nd Bomber Squadron
502nd Bomber Group
Boeing B-29 Superfortress
His rank Corporal