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Gulick Robinson Jr

Military

Gulick Robinson served as a fighter pilot with the 53rd Fighter Squadron of the 36th Fighter Group. He was Killed in Action on 2 August 1944.

Service

Units served with

  • 36th Fighter Group

    36th Fighter Group

    Group
    The Group, as the 36th Pursuit Group, were part of the defence force for the Caribbean area and the Panama Canal in 1941, flying P-39s and P-40s out of Puerto Rico. By May 1944 the 36th Fighter Group were flying their first missions out of England...

  • 53rd Fighter Squadron

Associated Place

  • Ashford

    Military site : airfield
    Built as an Advanced Landing Ground for the RAF in 1942-1943, Ashford was improved and made ready for the Ninth Air Force in 1944. The 406th Fighter Group operated from the airfield in 1944, before the airfield was returned to RAF use and returned to...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Texas, USA 6 September 1920
Enlisted Dallas, TX, USA 10 November 1941
Killed in Action (KIA) 60400 Noyon, France 2 August 1944
Buried Corsicana, TX, USA 1948

At Oakwood Cemetery

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 July 2016 15:20:23 Lucy May Created entry with surname, firstname, suffix, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=99329017

NARA enlistment record: https://aad.archives.gov/aad/record-detail.jsp?dt=893&mtch=1&cat=all&tf=...

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