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Capt Robert Waller Callaway
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Birth: unknown
Death: Mar. 11, 1945, Japan

Son of Marion Waller Callaway and Anna Caldwell Hamilton Callaway.

Husband of Virginia McComb Miller Callaway.

Robert, who reside at Gordon Heights, Wilmington, Delaware, served as a Captain with the 2nd Battalion, 60th Coast Artillery Regiment during World War II.

He "Died While A POW" of the Japanese Army from lack of medical care in Fukuoka Prison Camp on Honshu, Japan after being taken prisoner at Corregidor.

He was in the service for four years and seven months at the time of his death and was awarded the "Silver Star" with one Oak Leaf Cluster, the Purple Heart, and the Prisoner of War Medal.

He was originally interred overseas and was later repatriated here on September 27, 1949.

Service #O324788
 
 
Inscription:
CAPT, US ARMY WORLD WAR II
 
Burial:
Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
Lemay
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA
Plot: SECTION 82 SITE 1B-1D
 
Maintained by: Russ Pickett
Originally Created by: ShaneO
Record added: Sep 23, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42286845
Capt Robert Waller Callaway
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Capt Robert Waller Callaway
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Capt Robert Waller Callaway
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Honoring your service, and sacrifice.
- Glenn Benner
 Added: May. 14, 2016
Thank you for your great sacrifice in preserving our country's freedoms. I will honor you in the only way that I can . . . by remembering you always. May you rest in peace.
- Charles A. Lewis
 Added: Mar. 2, 2011

- Russ Pickett
 Added: Aug. 23, 2010
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