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Pvt Robert K Edwards
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Birth: Oct. 4, 1922
New York, USA
Death: Nov. 2, 1944

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis C. Edwards.

Robert served as a Private, Company C, 30th Infantry, 3rd Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Onondaga County, New York prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on January 4, 1944 in Syracuse, New York. He was noted as being Single, without dependents.

He was "Killed In Action" in France during the war and was awarded a Purple Heart.

Service # 42091906

Syracuse Herald-Journal - Nov 20, 1944

PVT Robert K. Edwards, 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis C. Edwards of 113 Meredith Avenue, Nedrow, and a former carrier for the Herald-Journal, was killed in action in France, Nov 2, his parents were notified Saturday by the War Department.

Pvt Edwards was employed at the Sanderson Steel Company plant before entering the service of his country. He had been a Herald-Journal newsboy and through his abilities won a trip to Chicago.

He has a brother, Storekeeper 3/3 William H. Edwards, serving with the Navy in Trinidad.

Pvt Edwards entered the service last January and trained at Camp Blanding, Fla, and at Fort Meade, Md. He landed in Italy 4 months ago.

Surviving besides his parents and brother are two sisters, and his grandmother, Mrs. Emma Horton.

( Burial & Article found by: Anne Cady )
 
 
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 Parents:
  Louis C. Edwards (1892 - 1957)
  Louise Horton Edwards (____ - 1973)
 
 Sibling:
  Robert K Edwards (1922 - 1944)
  Joanne R. Edwards (1928 - 2014)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Onondaga Valley Cemetery
Syracuse
Onondaga County
New York, USA
Plot: Sect 8 plot 143
 
Created by: Russ Pickett
Record added: Nov 09, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80129025
Pvt Robert K Edwards
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Pvt Robert K Edwards
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Pvt Robert K Edwards
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- Russ Pickett
 Added: Jan. 5, 2013

- Russ Pickett
 Added: Nov. 9, 2011
 
 
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