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Robert Paul Piper
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Birth: Jun. 30, 1924
Richland County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jun. 6, 1944, France

July 27, 1944 The War Department has sent notification that Private First class Robert Paul Piper was killed in action in France on June 6. He was previously reported missing in action

He was a member of a replacement battalion and had been stationed in England.

Paul was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Orus W. Piper, of Sumner. He was born in Claremont and attended school in Sumner before entering the armed service in April 1943.

Surviving are four brothers, Cecil and Burnis Piper, of Sumner: Raymond Piper, of Olney: Cpl. Carroll Piper, of the Army, and five sisters, Mrs. Elmer Bealer, Mrs. Omer Shick, Mrs. Chester Crawford, and Miss Verna Piper, of Sumner, and Mrs. John Highsmith, of Columbia, N.C.

Olney Advocate, Thursday, July 27, 1944 
Family links: 
  Orus William Piper (1879 - 1941)
  Cora May Staats Piper (1883 - 1941)
  Burnis Verl Piper (1904 - 1986)*
  Ethel M Shick (1905 - 1997)*
  Reba V Piper Bealer (1909 - 1986)*
  Raymond O. Piper (1911 - 1989)*
  Thelma E. Piper Crawford (1915 - 2016)*
  Cecil Roy Piper (1917 - 1979)*
  Robert Paul Piper (1924 - 1944)
*Calculated relationship
Sumner Cemetery
Lawrence County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Charlotte Eagleson Sechr...
Record added: Jan 20, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33078095
Robert Paul Piper
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