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Robert L Menzing

Military

Assigned to 450BS, 322BG, 9AF USAAF. Crew chief of B-26 41-17934 'Pappys Pram' and painted the nose art on.

Service

Units served with

  • 9th Air Force
  • 322nd Bomb Group

    322nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 322nd Bombardment Squadron (Medium) was activated on 19-Jun-1942 at MacDill Field, Florida with B-26B Marauder aircraft. In late September 1942 the unit moved to Drane Field, Florida. The Ground echelon sailed for the UK aboard the Queen Elizabeth...

  • 450th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Andrews Field

    Military site : airfield
    The base was known as Great Saling when construction – by US Army engineers – began in 1942 but was renamed Andrews Field in honour of the memory of Gen. Frank M. Andrews, who was killed when the B-24 he was travelling in crash-landed in Iceland on 3...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Minnesota, USA 1920
Lived in Cuyahoga County, OH, USA 1942
Enlisted 546 Jack Gibbs Blvd, Columbus, OH 43215, USA 23 February 1942

Fort Hayes
Columbus
OH, USA

Based Andrews Field 1943 – 1945

Assigned to 450BS, 322BG, 9AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 May 2017 21:56:53 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nickname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/page/88788272_robert_l%20menzing/details/
http://daddytypes.com/2008/11/19/life_is_good_pappys_pram.php

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