Budway

 

Sgt. Robert T. Budway


Born: 15 December 1914 - Rochester, New York

Parents: Gilbert J. Budway & Sarah Katherine Smith-Budway

Siblings: 1 brother, 1 sister

Hometown:

    - Forest Park, Illinois - family moved to Illinois in 1918

Education:

    - Grant-White School, Forest Park

    - Proviso Township High School

        - Class of 1934

            - left before class graduated

            - not known if he transferred to another school

    - University of Illinois

        - left after two years

Married: Mary

Inducted:

    - 5 June 1942

        - U. S. Army Air Corps

Serial Number: 16096502

Training: 

    - Unknown Location

        - gunner

Unit: 31st Bombardment Squadron, 5th Bombardment Group, 13th Air Force

    - B-24 Liberator Bomber

Stationed:

    - Henderson Field, Hawaii

    - Guadalcanal

Engagements:

    - Treasury Islands - Northern Solomon Islands

        - 27 October 1943 - 12 November 1943

Died:

    - 31 January 1944

        - plane crash

        - died of injuries

            - Treasure Island, California

Buried:

    - Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia

        - Section: 12   Site: 2738


 

 

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