New England Air Museum
Robert E. Tierney
 
Recent Address:   Cambridge, NY
 
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Family Information:   Parents: Eugene and M. Marcella; Wife: Patricia (deceased), Margaret
 
Hometown:   Ft Edward, NY
 
Date Entered Service:   January 23, 1942
 
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Bomb Group:   444th
 
Squadron:   678th
 
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Military Specialty(ies):   Navigator
 
Rank Upon Discharge:   Lieutenant Colonel
 
Crew Type:   Flight crew
 
Airplane Serial No.& Name:   42-24899 - Agitator II
 
Were you a POW?   No
 
Were you interned?   No
 
Date Transferred from the 58th:    
 
Date Discharged from the 58th:    
 
Post-WWII Military Service:
After the war, he was an executive officer of an AFROTC Cadet Corps while serving as assistant professor of air science at Manhattan College. On Oct. 1963, after more than 21 years of service, he retired as a Lieutenant Colonel from the Air Force.
 
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
In September 1964, he opened his law firm in Fort Edward. He was a member of the New York State Bar Association and the American Bar Association
 
Comments:
Mr. Tierney passed away July 19, 2005. He is buried at Gerald B. H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, Duell Road, Schuylerville, NY.

 


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