Haverly

 

FTO Robert Montilla Haverly


Born: 2 July 1923 - Proviso Township, Cook County, Illinois

Parents: William & Ruby Haverly

Siblings: 1 sister

Home:

    - 846 South Twenty-Fourth Avenue, Bellwood, Illinois

Married

Education:

    - Roosevelt School

    - Proviso Township High School

        - Class of 1943

Occupation: machinist - Electro Motive - LaGrange, Illinois

Inducted:

    - U.S. Army Air Corps

        - September 1943

Serial Number: T&139174

Training: 

    - Miami, Florida

    - Michigan State College

    - San Antonio, Texas

    - Sehan Field

        - Gunnery School

    - Big Spring Bombardier School - Big Spring, Texas

        - commissioned Second Lieutenant

    - France - March 1945

Unit: 643rd Bomb Squadron, 9th Air Force

    - Flight Officer

Killed in Action:

    - 18 April 1945

        - plane shot down

            - Nordlingen, Germany

            - single plane mission to test new short range navigation system

           -  reported Missing in Action - May 1945

Buried:

        - 30 March 1950 - Rock Island National Cemetery

            - Plot: E  Gave: 32/34

            - buried with two other members of his crew

            - Army attempted to bury men in a location which was the same distance

               for every family

Medals:

    - Purple Heart


 

 

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