Military | Staff Sergeant | Armorer-Gunner | 416th Bomb Group
Military | First Lieutenant | 416th Bomb Group
Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 416th Bomb Group
Robert Edmond Stockwell was born in Nevada July 26, 1917 and grew up in Indianapolis. He was married with one daughter. In civilian life he was employed by Switzer-Cummins. ...
Assigned to 671BS, 416BG, 9AF. Transferred to 646BS, 410BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Ahute railhead. Hit in wing by flak, 2 chutes seen to emerge before A/C impacted. 1 x KIA, 2 x POW. 25-Dec-44. MACR 11899. ...
Written off in landing accident at Wethersfield, Essex on 21 April 1944. Pilot George W. Cowgill.
Crashed on a training flight at Sugar Lane Farm, Hedingham, Essex on 14 February 1944. The pilot 2Lt. William D. Minnicks was killed.
Assigned to 553BS, 386BG, 9AF USAAF. Transferred to 671BS 416BG 9AF USAAF.
Hit by flak on a mission over Beauvoir, France 5/12/1944
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Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)