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Sgt Robert Lewis "Bobby" Propst
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Birth: Mar. 9, 1922
Death: Jan. 12, 1943, India

Propst Memorial Rites on Sunday

Sunday Services at N Newton Will Honor Man Killed In India

A memorial service for Robert Propst, twenty-one year-old North Newton soldier who died in an airplane crash in India January 12 of this year, will be conducted from the North Newton Methodist church Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock.

The pastor, Rev C A Morrison, will officiate, assisted by Rev O S Ulmer, pastor of the First Baptist church of Newton.

Propst, a sergeant in the air corps, was a son of Mr and Mrs Hobart Propst of this city and he was an aerial gunner on a bomber. His plane was not in battle service at the time of the crash, it was said.

Sergeant Propst, who became Newton proper's first known casualty of World War Number Two was employed in a Hickory mill before joining the service three years ago. His last visit home was on Mother's Day in 1942.

 
 
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 Parents:
  William Hobart Propst (1897 - 1976)
  Mary Cosby Marlow Propst (1898 - 1995)
 
 Sibling:
  Robert Lewis Propst (1922 - 1943)
  Forrest Phillip Propst (1924 - 1998)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Eastview Cemetery
Newton
Catawba County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: Division D - Row 10
 
Created by: Digger
Record added: Jan 04, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 63718450
Sgt Robert Lewis Bobby Propst
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Sgt Robert Lewis Bobby Propst
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Sgt Robert Lewis Bobby Propst
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