Robert Green

T/Sgt. Robert H Green was assigned to the 301st BG 352nd Squadron.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Ball Turret.

ROBERT GREEN

ROCKPORT — Robert H. Green, 93, of Rockport passed away at 10 p.m., March 3, 2015 at Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton, surrounded by his loving family and the caring staff of Mennonite Home.

Robert was born April 8, 1921 in Toledo to Leonard and Hazel Brown Green. On December 24, 1946 he married Ruth Freet who preceded him in death on October 1, 2012.

Robert retired after 41 years from Westinghouse, Lima where he was a supervisor. He was a member of the Rockport United Methodist Church and American Legion Post 96, Lima. He was a graduate of Beaverdam High School.

Robert served in the Army Air Corps during WWII In Africa and Italy. He was in the 301st Bomber Group, 352 Bomber Squadron, 15th Army Air Corps. Robert was a ball turret gunner on the B-17 bombers. He flew over 50 missions and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross Air Medal and 9 Oak Leaf Clusters.

Robert is survived by a son, Ronald (Linda) Green of Columbus Grove, a granddaughter, Laura (Bernie) Bellmann of Bluffton, a great grandson whom he adored, Henry Bellmann, and a brother-in-law, Russell Hoffman of Kalida.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Donald Gene and Kenneth Green and a sister Wanda Hoffman.

Funeral services will begin 11 a.m. Saturday at Chiles-Laman Funeral and Cremation Services, Bluffton. Rev. Michael Downey will officiate. Burial will be in Rockport Cemetery with military rites.


Robert H. Green - 301st BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

Robert H. Green

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Rank Order Date Award Ribbon & Device

SGT

GO 23

11/19/1943

AM/2OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

SGT

GO 23

11/19/1943

AM/3OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

S/Sgt

120

03/11/1944

AM/4OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

S/Sgt

122

03/11/1944

AM/5OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

S/Sgt

123

03/11/1944

AM/6OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

T/Sgt

148

03/21/1944

DFC

Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

T/Sgt

446

05/14/1944

AM/7OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

T/Sgt

446

05/14/1944

AM/8OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

TSGT

1689

03/23/1945

AM/9OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

2/25/1944 PUC
3/23/1945 General Orders 1689 AM
3/23/1945 General Orders 1689 AM

GO 148 DFC TSgt Robert H. Green PDF

1945_GO 1689 PDF


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