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PFC Robert Lee Avery
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Birth: Jan. 23, 1921
Nebraska, USA
Death: Dec. 7, 1941
Hawaii, USA

Son of William Earl Avery & Grace May Avery
Brother of Wayne Thomas Avery

The President of the United States takes pride in presenting the Silver Star Medal (Posthumously) to Robert L. Avery, Private First Class, U.S. Army Air Force, for gallantry in action while serving with Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, 11th Bombardment Group (N), during the Japanese aerial attack on Hickam Field, Territory of Hawaii, on 7 December 1941. Private First Class Avery, for conspicuous bravery during the attack, assisted in putting a machine gun in action and later operated one of the guns. In the latter part of the attack, Private First Class Avery was killed.
Authority: "Heroes of Pearl Harbor", Donald K. & Helen L. Ross 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Earl Avery (1886 - 1962)
  Grace May Avery (1886 - 1948)
 
 Siblings:
  William L Avery (1909 - 1988)*
  Robert Lee Avery (1921 - 1941)
  Wayne Thomas Avery (1927 - 1945)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
NEBRASKA
PFC AIR CORPS
WORLD WAR II
 
Burial:
Wyuka Cemetery
Lincoln
Lancaster County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: Sec-34 Lot-248 Sp-5
 
Created by: Tony & Cindy Lloyd
Record added: May 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69288619
PFC Robert Lee Avery
Added by: Joe Skorupa
 
PFC Robert Lee Avery
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Thanks
- O'KC
 Added: Jul. 4, 2013
In remembrance of your honored service
- truchasnm
 Added: Nov. 15, 2012
Citation: The President of the United States takes pride in presenting the Silver Star Medal (Posthumously) to Robert L. Avery, Private First Class, U.S. Army Air Force, for gallantry in action while serving with Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, 11...(Read more)
- ShaneO
 Added: May. 17, 2011
 
 
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