Robert T. Ash

Wins Air Medal
LT. ROBERT T. ASH
AN EIGHTH AAF LIBERATOR STATION, England--The award of the Air Medal to Second Lieutenant Robert T. Ash, 224 Bellinger Street, was announced recently "somewhere in England" by Brigadier General James P. Hodges, Commanding General of a Liberator bomb division.

Lieutenant Ash, bombardier on the Liberator, Baby Shoes, was cited "for exceptionally meritorious achievement," while participating in five separate bomber combat missions over enemy-occupied continental Europe.

The 25-year-old Airman had attended the Eau Claire State Teachers College, prior to his enlistment on March 3, 1941 and saw foreign service in the Panama Canal Zone from June 1941 to October 1942.

Lieutenant Ash has two brothers serving with the Air Forces. Ralph is a Corporal in New Guinea and Donald is in Seattle, WA.

His wife, Mrs. Robert T. Ash, resides at 224 Bellinger Street.


Lt. Robert Ash Gets Promotion
The promotion of Robert T. Ash, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph H. Ash, Cornell, from the grade of Second Lieutenant to First Lieutenant was announced recently somewhere in England by Brigadier General James. P. Hodges, Commanding General of a Liberator bomb division.

His wife, Mrs. Robert T. Ash, resides at 224 Bellinger Street.

Lieutenant Ash attended Cornell High School and the Eau Claire Teachers College.

He is now a bombardier on the Liberator bomber Baby Shoes at a base in England. He served in the Panama Canal Zone area from June 1941 to October 1942.

Lieutenant Ash has two brothers in service, Corporal Ralph H. Ash, attached to a fighter group of the Air Forces in New Guinea, and Private First Class Donald E. Ash, also in the Air Force stationed at Seattle, WA.


Robert T. Ash Made Captain in Air Force
Robert T. Ash of Eau Claire has been promoted from First Lieutenant to Captain in the Army Air Forces. Captain Ash is a bombardier and has been stationed in England since last November.

He enlisted in the Air Corps on March 3, 1941 and served in the Panama Canal Zone from June 1941 to October 1942. Previous to entering service, he attended Eau Claire State Teachers College.

Captain Ash has two brothers in service, Corporal Ralph Ash in New Guinea and Corporal Donald Ash at Fresno, CA.