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Bacon, Robert Lyle

Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Robert Lyle Bacon.

Unit/Placed in, 501st Bomber Squadron, 345th Bomber Group, Medium.


Robert is born approx. on 6 Jan. 1920 in Bearden, Tennessee.

Father, Charles E. Bacon.

Mother, Maggie D. (Hamilton) Bacon.

Sister(s), Blanche G. Sherrill P. Mary H. Edna G. Ruth E. and Pollianna Bacon.

Brother(s), William J. and Charles H. Bacon.


Robert enlisted the service in Oklahoma with service number # 0-765431.


Robert‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-25 were,

1st Lt.           Melvin R. Bell                   Pilot

2nd Lt.          Alvin C. McIver                 Co Pilot

2nd Lt           Robert L. Bacon                Bombardier

TSgt.            Glenn C. Allen                   Navigator

SSgt.            Alphonse R. Ostachowicz     Gunner

SSgt.            George A. Harvey              Gunner

Robert was KIA while on the Mission to Formosa, they were shot and Hit by Enemy AA Fire and the engine caught fire, they crashed at sea on 20 Feb. 1945, he is honored with an Air Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential 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.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Davidson Cemetery, Davidson, Tillman County, Oklahoma, USA.


Thanks to, https://www.scmilitarymuseum.com/


Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com and ww2-europe.com.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

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

Seabees History Bob Smith  https://seabeehf.org/

Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

POW Info, http://www.mansell.com    Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.

Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano

National Historian

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

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


Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/

501st Bomber Squadron
345th Bomber Squadron
Port Moresby Airfield Complex
Robert Lyle Bacon
His rank Second Lieutenant