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Robert Oehme Zimmerman

Date of death: MIA: July 24, 1945
Burial location: Honolulu, Hawaii
Home of record: Chicago Illinois
Status: MIA


Distinguished Flying Cross

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Awarded for actions during the Civil War

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Lieutenant Robert Oehme Zimmerman (NSN: 0-121761), United States Navy, was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (Posthumously) for extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flight as a Fighter Pilot embarked in U.S.S. INDEPENDENCE over the Japanese Inland Sea on 24 July 1945.

General Orders: Bureau of Naval Personnel Information Bulletin No. 352 (July 1946)

Action Date: July 24, 1945

Service: Navy

Rank: Lieutenant

Company: Fighting Squadron

Division: U.S.S. Independence