Tresville, Robert B., CPT

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Service Branch
Aviation
Last Primary MOS
AAF MOS 1056-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Last MOS Group
Aviation (Officer)
Primary Unit
1943-1944, AAF MOS 1081, USAAF 12th Army Air Force
Service Years
1942 - 1944

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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1921
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Bay City-Galveston
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Jun 24, 1944
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Location
Italy
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Buried at Sea - N/A, Mediterranean Sea
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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   1943-1944, AAF MOS 1081, USAAF 12th Army Air Force

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From Month/Year
December / 1943
To Month/Year
June / 1944
Unit
USAAF 12th Army Air Force Unit Page
Rank
Captain
MOS
AAF MOS 1081-Fighter Unit Commander
Location
Not Specified
Country/State
Italy
 
 
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 USAAF 12th Army Air Force Details

USAAF 12th Army Air Force
On August 20, 1942, Twelfth Air Force was activated at Bolling AAF, Maryland. On September 23, 1942. Brigadier General Jimmy Doolittle formally assumed 12th AF command with Colonel Hoyt S. Vandenberg as chief of staff. Barely four months after it was conceived, 12th AF made its first contributions to World War II. When D-Day for the invasion of North Africa (Operation Torch) arrived on November 8, 1942
Type
Air Unit
Existing/Disbanded
Disbanded
Parent Unit
European Theater
Strength
Force
Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Jan 14, 2011
   
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Other Memories
The summer of 1943, Tresville was appointed commander of the 302nd Fighter Squadron for a short time, then was transferred to the 100th Fighter Squadron. He was appointed the 100th' Fighter Squadron's commander in December 1943, the same month the squadron deployed to Europe, and was promoted to captain. The 100th Fighter Squadron arrived in Italy on Jan. 29, 1944; Tresville led the first combat mission on Feb. 5.

   
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USAAF 12th Army Air Force

Thyng, Harrison Reed, COL, (1940-1947) AV AAF MOS 1081 Colonel
Davis, Benjamin Oliver, COL, (1936-1947) AV AAF MOS 1081 Lieutenant Colonel
Leverette, William Lawrence, LTC, (1939-1947) AV AAF MOS 1058 Lieutenant Colonel
Macia, James Herbert, LTC, (1940-1946) AV AAF MOS 1063 Lieutenant Colonel
Miller, Richard Ewing, CPT, (1939-1943) AV AAF MOS 1036 Captain
Merrill, Allen E., 1LT, (1942-1946) AV AAF MOS 1082 First Lieutenant
Potter, Henry A., 1LT, (1940-1947) AV 1035 First Lieutenant
Sims, Jack A., 1LT, (1940-1947) AV AAF MOS 1091 First Lieutenant
Barb, Joseph Clifford, S/Sgt, (1943-1945) AV 612 Staff Sergeant
Chase Jr, Levi R., MAJ, (1940-1946) AV AAF MOS 1056 Captain
Varnell Jr, James Sullins, CPT, (1942-1945) AV AAF MOS 1056 First Lieutenant
Hanlan, Lee D., T/Sgt, (1942-1944) OD 684 Technical Sergeant
Stankus, Jack G., S/Sgt, (1942-1943) AAF AAF MOS 611 Staff Sergeant
Wilfong, Warren Snowden, S/Sgt, (1942-1945) MP 677 Staff Sergeant
Arnold, Claude W, Sgt, (1942-1945) QM 037 Sergeant
Leffler, William, Sgt, (1942-1943) AAF AAF MOS 611 Sergeant
Kight, Henry Jack, Cpl, (1942-1945) SC 766 Corporal
Knarr, John Oscar, Cpl, (1942-1945) FA 845 Corporal
Wiles, Everett H., Cpl, (1942-1945) OD 014 Corporal
Simmons, Harold B., PFC, (1941-1945) QM 060 Private First Class
Burns, John Pugh, CPT, (1942-1945) First Lieutenant
Leonard, Paul John, M/Sgt, (1931-1943) Master Sergeant
Davison, Donald Angus, MG, (1915-1944) Brigadier General
Burns, Ona W., 1LT, (1942-1945) First Lieutenant
Burns, Ona W., 1LT, (1942-1945) Private First Class
17th Bombardment Group

Parker, James M., MAJ, (1940-1947) AV AAF MOS 1091 Captain
Thatcher, David J., S/Sgt, (1940-1945) AV 509 Staff Sergeant
215th Army Air Force Base Unit

Verbosh, Andrew, T/Sgt, (1942-1945) AV Technical Sergeant
231st Army Air Force Base Unit

Jennings, Lewis, T/Sgt, (1942-1946) Technical Sergeant
310th Bombardment Group

Bower, William Marsh, COL, (1940-1947) AV AAF MOS 1063 Lieutenant Colonel
Greening, Charles Ross, MAJ, (1936-1947) AV AAF MOS 1091 Major
Pound, William Roy, LTC, (1940-1947) AV AAF MOS 1091 Captain
Truelove, Denver Vernon, CPT, (1940-1943) AV AAF MOS 1036 Captain
Goss, Ralph, 1LT AV AAF MOS 1082 First Lieutenant
Miller, Merle, (1941-1945) AV AAF MOS 1082 Flight Officer
Bain, Edwin Vance, M/Sgt, (1936-1943) AV AAF MOS 612 Master Sergeant
Kelley, Donald C, T/Sgt, (1941-1943) AV AAF MOS 510 Technical Sergeant
Jastrzemski, Walter, S/Sgt, (1941-1945) AV AAF MOS 510 Staff Sergeant
Poknis, Paul, S/Sgt AV AAF MOS 756 Staff Sergeant
Rodgers, Lamar, S/Sgt, (1942-1945) AV AAF MOS 611 Staff Sergeant
Thatcher, David J., Cpl, (1940-1945) AV AAF MOS 612 Sergeant
Sibaila, Vytautas, Sgt, (1942-1945) SC AAF MOS 005 Sergeant
320th Bombardment Group

Ozuk, Charles John, CPT, (1939-1945) AV 1035 Captain
380th Bombardment Squadron

Wilder, Rodney Ross, LTC, (1940-1947) AV AAF MOS 1063 Lieutenant Colonel
Sessler, Howard Albert, MAJ, (1940-1945) AV AAF MOS 1037 Major
Kappeler, Frank Albert, MAJ, (1939-1947) AV 1035 Captain
Sessler, Howard Albert, MAJ, (1940-1945) AV AAF MOS 1037 Captain
Goss, Ralph, 1LT AV AAF MOS 1082 First Lieutenant
Miller, Merle, (1941-1945) AV AAF MOS 1082 Flight Officer
Jastrzemski, Walter, S/Sgt, (1941-1945) AV AAF MOS 510 Staff Sergeant
Poknis, Paul, S/Sgt AV AAF MOS 756 Staff Sergeant
Rodgers, Lamar, S/Sgt, (1942-1945) AV AAF MOS 611 Staff Sergeant
White, Thomas Robert, MAJ, (1941-1945) MD AAF MOS 319 Captain
Fletcher, Ray Foley, 1LT, (1942-1944) AV 1980 First Lieutenant
Sibaila, Vytautas, Sgt, (1942-1945) SC AAF MOS 005 Sergeant
Lee, Harold Hall, Sgt, (1941-1945) Sergeant

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