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Allgeier, Robert F.

Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Robert F. Allgeier.

Unit/Placed in, 26th Bomber Squadron, 11th Bomber Group (Heavy).

 

Robert is born approx. 1924 in Queens County, New York City.

 

Father, Robert Allgeier.

Mother, Fannie Allgeier.

Both Parents born in Germany.

Sisters, Johanna and Elenor Allgeier.

Brother, William Algeier.

 

Robert enlisted the service in New York with service number # O-692845.

 

Robert’s Crew-members and position on-board the plane a B-24 were,

2nd Lt.          Edwin T. Szczypinski          Pilot

2nd Lt.          Robert F. Allgeier              Co-Pilot

2nd Lt.          Bernard O. Wienckowski     Navigator

2nd Lt.          Elmer T. Pahl                   Bombardier

Sgt.              Lester R. West                  Engineer

Sgt.              Ernest J. Szydlowski          Asst. Engineer

Sgt.              Carl B. Swift                     Radio- Operator

Sgt.              John W. Refy                    Armor Gunner

Sgt.              Edward R. Westpfahl         Gunner

Sgt.              Harfey A Hitt                   Armor Gunner

 

Robert was KIA when they went on a bombing mission, the plane had no fuel left and the Pilot made a landing on the sea on April 16, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Air Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

Robert is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to http://11thbombgroup.org/ Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC, https://abmc.gov

P.O.W. info, Wes Injerd and Dwight Rider, http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html  Air-Force, Rolland Swank NavyLog, http://navylog.navymemorial.org Familysearch.com, https://www.familysearch.org

Philippine Scouts Heritage Society,http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Marines Info Geoffrey Roecker, https://missingmarines.com/   

Medals Info, http://www.honorstates.org    

Hendriks Webdesign, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/

26th Bomber Squadron
11th Bomber Group
Consolidated B-24 Liberator
Stickelfield, Eniwetok Island
Casualty List
His Rank Second Lieutenant

Mededeling

2019 collection

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Bedankt,

Jean Louis Vijgen