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PFC Robert William Bindschusz
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Birth: Jan. 13, 1911
Glen Lyon
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Mar. 1, 1945
Iwo Jima
Tokyo Metropolis, Japan

PFC Robert Bindschusz, USMC, was a Marine signal corps specialist. He was mortally wounded during the fighting on Iwo Jima, died aboard the USHS Samaritan and was buried at sea.

He was posthumously awarded the Purple Heart, the Navy Unit Commendation with ribbon bar and the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal.

At the time of his death he was married to the former Alberta A. Krug (they married on October 28, 1940). In their short marriage the couple had no children. Alberta later remarried sometime after 1950. Her second husband's name was Daniel S. Schroeder.

Robert is memorialized on the American Battle Monuments Commission's (ABMC) Honolulu Memorial's "Tablets of the Missing" at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in the "Punch Bowl" in Honolulu, HI. 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Edward Bindschusz (1882 - 1949)
  Maria Augusta Sutter Bindschusz (1891 - 1984)
 
 Spouse:
  Alberta A. Krug Schroeder (1914 - 2005)
 
 Siblings:
  Robert William Bindschusz (1911 - 1945)
  Kenneth Ray Bindschusz (1912 - 1986)*
  Lewis Albert Bindschusz (1915 - 1964)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
BINDSCHUSZ ROBERT W
PRIVATE FIRST CLASS USMC PA
 
Note: Iwo Jima, Volcano Islands is today administered as part of the Tokyo Metropolitan Prefecture, 750 miles to the north.
 
Burial:
Honolulu Memorial
Honolulu
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA
Plot: Cenotaph: Buried at sea near Iwo Jima, Japan
 
Created by: Jay Rarick
Record added: Dec 06, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45181720
PFC Robert William Bindschusz
Added by: Jay Rarick
 
PFC Robert William Bindschusz
Added by: Jay Rarick
 
PFC Robert William Bindschusz
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Died of Wounds - US Marine Corps - World War II
- Jay Rarick
 Added: Dec. 6, 2009
 
 
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