39th Bomb Group (VH)

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T/Sgt Robert R. Tonkin
CFC Maintenance Mechanic

Robert R Tonkin was a T/sgt, 62 Bomb Sq, Remote Controll Turret Mechanic (MOS 960) and lived in Seattle Washington.

Hhe enlisted Oct 3, 1940 and was Honorably Discharged on 1 Dec 1945. He spent 7 months and 26 days on Guam.

He recieved the Good Conduct Medal, the American Defense Service Medal, the Asiatic Pacific Theater Ribbon, the American Campaign Medal, and the WWII Victory Medals.

He has two sons, Wyatt and Lance, his wife beverly passed in March of 2006.

Robert R. Tonkin passed away 11 August 2000.

62nd Squadron Ground Index
Source: Wyatt Tonkin, Son