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Great Bend in Barton County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

M/Sgt Robert James Aspinall

313 Bomb Wing 505th Bomb Group

 

483 & 484 Bomb Squadrons

 
M/Sgt Robert James Aspinall Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 13, 2012
1. M/Sgt Robert James Aspinall Marker
Inscription.

Flight Engineer
Born March 6, 1920 -
Rochester, Wisconsin
POW at Fukuoka, Kyushu, Japan
Executed - June 20, 1945

 
Location. 38° 20.836′ N, 98° 50.99′ W. Marker is in Great Bend, Kansas, in Barton County. Marker is on 6th Street west of Airport Road/SW 40th Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at the B-29 Memorial Plaza at Great Bend Municipal Airport. Marker is in this post office area: Great Bend KS 67530, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Leslie J. Campbell Jr. (here, next to this marker); Crew 52 (here, next to this marker); Duke's Lead Crew (here, next to this marker); Great Bend AAF Ground Training Unit (here, next to this marker); Honey - V■42 (here, next to this marker); Pacific Queen Z-35 (here, next to this marker); Rover Boys Express (here, next to this marker); Welch's Wolves (here, next to this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Great Bend.
 
Also see . . .
1. MSgt Robert J. Aspinall at WWII Memorial. (Submitted on April 10, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 505th Bombardment Group History. (Submitted on April 10, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 313th Bomb Wing Photos and Film
B-29 Memorial Plaza, Great Bend, Kansas image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. B-29 Memorial Plaza, Great Bend, Kansas
. (Submitted on April 10, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. B-29 Memorial Plaza, Great Bend, Kansas. (Submitted on April 10, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 319 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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