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 Robert Paul “Bobby” Simon

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Robert Paul “Bobby” Simon

  • Birth 19 May 1921 Saint Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri, USA
  • Death Jun 1944 At Sea
  • Cenotaph Saint Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri, USA
  • Memorial ID 13692761

Robert Paul Simon " Bobby" was the son of Edward Simon and Edna Mae Jenkins. He entered the Navy, and his submarine "Gudgeon" never returned from it's mission in June of 1944 in the Pacific Ocean. That is when he died, but his military plaque reads January 15, 1946 which is when they declared him legally dead, 18 months after he was officialy missing. He also served on the "Mingo" in the Pacific, and his unit was awarded the Presidential Unit Citation.

Bobby was lost at sea, but he is listed on his parents headstone in Mount Auburn Cemetery, in St. Joseph, Missouri.

Bobby's name is also on the Honolulu AMBC Monument in Hawaii.

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  • Created by: John U
  • Added: 21 Mar 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13692761
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Paul “Bobby” Simon (19 May 1921–Jun 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13692761, citing Mount Auburn Cemetery, Saint Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by John U (contributor 31252169) .