|Pvt Robert J Packer|
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|Death: ||Jul. 11, 1943|
Pvt Robert J. Packer was a soldier in Company K (other source Company I) 180th Infantry Regiment 45th Infantry Division. He was killed in action on 11 July 1943 near Scoglitti in southern Sicily. Private Packer was first buried in the 180th Regimental Cemetery # 1. He was reburied in the temporary American GELA Cemetery in grave E-49-582 on 5 August 1943. After the war - on request of the next of kin, Private Packer was buried in grave I-15-1 of the Sicily Rome Cemetery in Nettuno, Italy.
Over 1,200 men and women were buried in the GELA Cemetery between 1943-1947. I am writing a book about this temporary cemetery and hope to finish it next year
Created by: Jan Bos from Nijmegen, H...
Record added: Oct 05, 2012
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