Pyle, R. (Bobby)

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Name engraved on Stone 4

Cross Plains Man Dies in Plane Crash.

Lt. Robert L. Pyle, 21, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl W. Pyle of Cross Plains was killed Saturday in the crash of a B-24 Liberator bomber from the Tonopah Army air field, Tonopah, Nev.
Lieutenant Pyle, a graduate of Cross Plains high school, received training at Sheppard field, the University of Denver, Santa Anna Army Pre-flight school and Thunderbird field, Ariz.
Abilene Reporter News, Aug 22, 1944

Photo from the Cross Plains Library.