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1st Lt. Robert Leonard McClure


Born: 5 January 1908

Parents: Leonard H. McClure & Daisy M. Valliette-McClure

    - father passed away in 1916

    - Guardian:  Mrs. A. H. Valliette

Siblings: 1 sister

Home:

    - 401 South Ninth Avenue, Maywood, Illinois

Education:

    - Irving School

    - Proviso Township High School

        - Class of 1926

    - University of Illinois

        - attended 1926 and 1927

Enlisted:

    - early 1942 - while living in Ohio

Serial Number: 0-726920

Training: 

    - Unknown

Unit: 400th Bomb Squadron, 90th Bomb Group (Heavy) -  "The Jolly Rogers"

    - flew B-24D - Liberators

Stationed:

    - Hawaii - left  31 October 1942

    - Iron Range Airfield, North Queensland, Australia - 13 November 1942 - 22 March 1943

    - Fenton, Australia

    - New Guinea 

Bombing Missions:

    - Rabaul

    - Southwest Pacific

Killed in Action:

    - 19 December 1944

Memorial:

    - Tablets of the Missing - American Military Cemetery - Manila, Philippine Islands

Declared Dead: 19 December 1945

Medals: Purple Heart




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