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Conflict Period:
World War II 1
Rank:
First Lieutenant, U.S. Army Air Forces 1
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Full Name:
Robert G Hess 1
Death:
Buried: Missing in Action or Buried at Sea<BR>Tablets of the Missing at North Africa American Cemetery<BR>Carthage, Tunisia 1
Death: 31-Mar-43 1
Death Date: 31 Mar 1943 1
Memorial Cemetery: Tablets of the Missing at North Africa American Cemetery 1
Memorial Country: Carthage, Tunisia 1
Memorial Location: Missing in Action or Buried at Sea 1
Residence:
State: California 1
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World War II 1

Rank:
First Lieutenant, U.S. Army Air Forces 1
Service Number:
O-662929 1
Awards:
Distinguished Flying Cross, Purple Heart 1
Regiment:
448th Bomber Squadron, 321st Bomber Group, Medium 1

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321stbG,448thBS, Robert G "RUDY" Hess, B-25 Pilot, KIA

North Africa

Lt Robert G "RUDY" Hess. KIA (Shot-down at Sea) 31 March, 1943.  TWO ships lost that day!

NOTE: TWO PLANES AND CREWS WERE LOST.
A/C No.   41-13205 (MACR-14578 - “Lost at Sea
Aircraft was lost to enemy aircraft and anti-aircraft”)
P->McKinney, Charles A., 1Lt - KIA
CP->Campbell, John F., 2Lt - KIA   Hometown;  
Hightstown, NJ
N->None
B->Kirol, Edward A., S/Sgt - KIA
E->Ratajczyk, Thomas S., S/Sgt - KIA
R->Headings, Boyd V., S/Sgt - KIA
G->McGinnis, Lofton F., S/Sgt - KIA
F->Lottes, Richard O., Sgt (ASV) - KIA
and..........................................
A/C No.  41-13209 “Trouble” (MACR-14579 “Lost at Sea").  
Aircraft was lost to enemy aircraft and anti-aircraft”)
P->Hess, Robert G., 1Lt - KIA
CP->Welton, Mert J., 2Lt - KIA   (Wisc)
N->None
B->McMurray, Walter J., S/Sgt - KIA
E->Rodgers, Herbert E., S/Sgt - KIA 
Hometown;   Hometown: Passaic County, NJ
R->Cookman, Harold F., S/Sgt - KIA   (Clear Water, Iowa)
G->Hines, Ralph V., S/Sgt - KIA 

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