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Robert Lee Shipman
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Birth: Jun. 7, 1921
Death: Aug. 5, 1945

Sunday Reburial For Robert Lee Shipman

Funeral rites for Robert Lee Shipman, gunner's mate, third class, whose body arrived Thursday in Stilwell, were held Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Roberts Funeral Home, with Rev. Leonard Stewart, Baptist minister, officiating. Burial was in New Hope cemetery. Born June 7, 1921, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Elvis Shipman of Ellinwood, Kan., he was 24 years, one month and 28 days of age when he met his death in action August 5, 1945, on Peleau Island. Other than his parents he is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Halean Myer of Hondo, Texas, and Mrs. Clifford Kendall of Olathe, Kas.; three brothers Elza, George and Jack all of Ellinwood, and his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Batie Vick of Covington. (Stilwell Democrat-Journal, Stilwell, OK, Thursday, October 28, 1948, p, 1, Col. 6) 
 
Burial:
Stilwell Cemetery
Stilwell
Adair County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: mokennehan
Record added: Oct 19, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99227503
Robert Lee Shipman
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-Anonymous
 Added: Dec. 5, 2013
Thank you, Gunner's Mate Shipman, for the sacrifice you laid upon the altar of freedom.
- Wes T.
 Added: Dec. 5, 2013

- mokennehan
 Added: Oct. 19, 2012
 
 
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