Robert Wallace Backherms, Jr

Robert Wallace Backherms, Jr

Birth
Akron, Summit County, Ohio, USA
Death 19 Apr 1989 (aged 29)
At Sea
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 60 Site 4074
Memorial ID 11734594 · View Source
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Robert, from Ravenna Ohio, was a sailor on the USS Iowa. He was one of 47 crewmen killed when the gun in turret #2 exploded during a training exercise.


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  • Created by: Dolores Maxwell
  • Added: 12 Sep 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11734594
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Wallace Backherms, Jr (1 Dec 1959–19 Apr 1989), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11734594, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Dolores Maxwell (contributor 46617533) .