Veterans' Memorial Project

Robert Leland Crane

Elgin, IL

World War II

College: Engineering

Graduation Year: Attended 1941-1943

Service Branch: Air Force

Date of Death: 11/10/1944

Affiliations: Granada Club

Lt. Crane served with the 822nd Bomber Squadron, 38th Bomber Group, Medium. He was a member of a B-25 crew as bombardier-navigator. He was declared Missing in Action over Ormoc Bay, Leyte, since November 10, 1944. He is listed as Missing in Action or Buried at Sea on the Tablets of the Missing at Manila American Cemetery, Manila, Philippines. Lt. Crane was awarded the Air Medal and Purple Heart.

-taken from Web site above and University records

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