|Birth: ||May 7, 1926|
|Death: ||Mar. 16, 1945|
US MARINE CORPS WORLD WAR II
Robert Carl Dahl Junior enlisted in the Marine Corps 17 April, 1944 from St Paul, Minnesota. Completed recruit training in the 6th Recruit Training Battalion, MCB San Diego, CA. Assigned to the Infantry Training Regiment, MCB Camp Pendleton, CA. Trained and designated a Scout Sniper (MOS 761).
11 November, 1944 assigned to the 27th Replacement Draft. 23 November, 1944 embarked the USAT Kota Agoeng at San Diego for movement overseas. 2 December, 1944 arrived at Hilo, Hawaii. There the 27th Replacement Draft was attached to Service Troops, 5th Marine Division.
25 December, 1944 embarked the USS Athene (AKA-22) at Pier Two, Hilo, Hawaii. After landing rehearsals and time in Pearl Harbor departed Hawaiian Islands 27 January, 1945. 5-7 February, 1945 at Eniwetok, Marshalls. 11-16 February, 1945 in the Marianas. 25 December, 1944 - 28 February, 1945 served as member the Ship's Platoon aboard the USS Athene loading and unloading cargo.
28 February, 1945 sent ashore and assigned as an infantry replacement in the 26th Marines, 5th Marine Division. Participated in combat operations until Killed in Action 16 March, 1945.
Next of Kin: Parents, Mr Robert C and Mrs Viola C Dahl, 2152 Ann Arbor, St Paul, Minnesota.
Initially buried in Plot 8, Row 1, Grave 1928 in the 5th Marine Division Cemetery, Iwo Jima.
1948 returned to the US for permanent burial in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Robert C Dahl (1898 - 1966)
Viola E Dybsand (1898 - 2000)
Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery
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