Name and Rank, Staff Sergeant Robert J. Sabol.
Unit/Placed in, 62nd Bomber Squadron, 39th Bomber Group (Very Heavy).
Robert was born approx. on 1924 in Chester County, Pennsylvania.
Father, John A. Sabol.
Mother, Caroline Sabol.
Sisters, Caroline and Evelyn Sabol.
Brother, Albert Sabol.
Robert enlisted the service at Pennsylvania with service number # 13112983.
Robert J. Sabol was a Staff Sergeant Radio Operator in the 62nd Bomber Squadron (B-29).
Robert’s crewmembers and their positions onboard the plane a B-29 were,
Cap. Richard E. Paguette Airplane Commander
1st Lt. Joe B. Medina Pilot
1st Lt. Jack B. Covington Navigator
2nd Lt. Gerald M. Levinson Radar Observer
1st Lt. Robert C. Morton Bombardier
1st Lt. Leon Tomberg Asst. Bombardier
1st Lt. William Reith Flight Engineer
S/Sgt. Robert J. Sabol Radio Operator
Sgt. Milton F. Haines Central Fire Control/Gunner
Sgt. Lloyd R. Hill Right Gunner
Sgt. Sherwood C. Kiernan Left Gunner
Corp. Lewis Howard Tail Gunner
Corp. David W. Barr Asst. Tail Gunner
Robert was Killed in Action during the raid they crashed over Tokyo, on May 24, 1945, he is honored with an Air Medal, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Robert is buried at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii.
Courts of the Missing.
Thanks to http://www.39th.org/
Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.
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
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com
Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/