Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Hall (Robert W.) Personal Papers
View entire collection guide What's This?
PDF (61.60 Kb) HTML
Search this collection
Collection Overview
Table of contents What's This?
Colonel Hall was assigned to the 62 Squadron of the famous 5 FG at Boxted Air Base in England during WWII and was credited with the destruction of two enemy aircraft (Junkers Ju- 188 bombers). He flew 55 combat missions with a total of 310 combat hours in WWII and the Korean War.
Robert William Hall was bom on March 20, 1919 in Elyria, Ohio. His parents were Harvey Hubert Hall (1885-1951) and Adelaide E. Schmitkons Hall (1890-1963) and lived in Amherst, Lorain County, Ohio. They also had three other children, Lynn Hall (1921-1931), Harry Hall, and Jay Edwin Hall (1920-1995). Robert William enlisted on November 1, 1941, serving in the USAAC and USAF, attaining the rank of Lt. Colonel as a combat pilot. He retired from active service in 1965.
.5 Cubic Feet Description: This collection is housed in 3 boxes. Content notes: The collection contains newspaper clippings, yearbooks, personal correspondence, and military papers, records and correspondence.