Capt. Robert M. Cox


(R. Stermer-Cox)

Capt. Robert M. Cox

38th FS - 17 August 1944 - April 1945

Assigned Aircraft

P-51D "Keller's Kid"
(named after JoAnna Keller-Cox)

Mission History

63 missions

Mission List
55th FG Mission # Date Target
354 24 March 1945 Patrol in support of Rhine Crossing
Air Scores
Destroyed  
Probable  
Damaged  
Ground Scores
Destroyed  
Damaged  
Notes ASN - O-711956
17 August 1944 - Joined the 38th Fighter Squadron
15 November 1944 - Promoted from 2nd Lieutenant to 1st Lieutenant
December 1944 - Awarded 2nd Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
January 1945 - Awarded 3rd Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
21 March 1945 - Promoted from 1st Lieutenant to Captain
April 1945 - Awarded 6th Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
April 1945 - Ended Tour of Duty
April 1945 - Relieved from assigned and transferred to 70th Replacement Depot AAF Station 594.
Awards
Memories  
Documents Supporting statement to Capt. Spiecker's Me 109 claim on the 24th March 1945
Additional Photos Capt. Robert M. Cox (F. Birtciel)

Robert M. Cox prior to commission as a 2nd Lieutenant (R. Stermer-Cox)

Robert M. Cox in training (R. Stermer-Cox)

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