Capt. Robert E. Erickson


(T. Herderick)

Capt. Robert E. Erickson

38th FS - 06 May 1943 - 29 May 1944

Assigned Aircraft

Not Known

Mission History
55th FG Mission # Date Target
02 16 October 1943 Sweep-Dutch Islands (White 4)
06 20 October 1943 Duren (Red )
08 24 October 1943 St. Andre L'Eure (Blue 2)
09 03 November 1943 Wilhelmshaven (White 4)
11 07 November 1943 Sweep in Ostend-St. Omer area (Yellow 4)
n/a 18 November 1943 Practice Escort Mission (Red 2)
16 25 November 1943 Sweep over Northern France (Blue 2)
17 26 November 1943 Bremen (Blue 2)
18 29 November 1943 Bremen (Blue 2)
20 01 December 1943 Solingen (Red 2) (Returned early as escort to Capt. Hancock.  Returned at 1123)
31 05 January 1944 Kiel (Green 3)
Mission List

Not Known

Air Scores
Destroyed  
Probable  
Damaged
Ground Scores
Destroyed  
Damaged  
Score Detail 26 November 1943  FW-190 damaged (air) W/Bremen
29 November 1943  Me-109 damaged (air) W/Bremen
Notes From Utah
ASN - O-743324
06 May 1943 - Joined the 38th Fighter Squadron
December 1943 - Awarded the Air Medal
14 January 1944 - Promoted from 2nd Lieutenant to 1st Lieutenant
January 1944 - Awarded 1st Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
February 1944 - Awarded 2nd Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
March 1944 - Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross
18 May 1944 - Promoted from 1st Lieutenant to Captain
29 May 1944 - Ended Tour of Duty
Awards
Memories  
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Lt. Robert E. Erickson (T. Herderick)
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