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Sgt. Robert Leroy Taylor


Born: 5 February 1923 - Illinois

Parents: LeRoy & Jennie Taylor

Siblings: 1 sister

Home: 1114 South First Avenue - Maywood, Illinois

Education:

    - Proviso Township High School

        - Class of 1940

    - Illinois Institute of Technology - Chicago, Illinois

        - two years

Occupation: accountant

Inducted: 23 October 1942

    - U.S. Army Air Corps

Training:

    - Camp Grant, Illinois

    - Jefferson Barracks - St. Louis, Missouri

    - University of Chicago, Illinois

        - Aeronautical School

    - Raco Army Airfield - Raco, Michigan

    - Lincoln Airfield - Lincoln, Nebraska

    - Wendover Army Airfield - Wendover,Utah

        - 509th Composite Group

            - crews of B-17s trained there 

        - awarded his wings

           - qualified as gunner

    - Gowen Army Airfield - Bosie, Idaho

    - Peterson Army Airfield - Colorado Springs, Colorado

        - Second Air Force 

Unit: Unassigned

Died: 23 December 1943

    - died of pneumonia

Buried:

    - Mount Emblem Cemetery - Elmhurst, Illinois


 

 

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