Robert served as a Private, Battery I, 60th Coast Artillery Regiment (Anti-Aircraft), Coast Artillery Corps, U.S. Army during World War II.
He resided in Franklin County, Ohio prior to the war.
He enlisted in the Army Coast Artillery Corps on February 3, 1941, prior to the war, at Fort Hayes, Columbus, Ohio. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a stationary engineer and also as Single, without dependents.
Robert became a POW of the Japanese Army during the "Fall Of the Philippines" in 1942.
He "Died While A POW" of the Japanese Army at Hoten Pow Camp, Mukden, Manchuria 42-123 (China) during the war.
He was awarded the Prisoner Of War Medal and the Purple Heart.
Service # 15017139
( Bio by: Russ Pickett )
Special thanks to: " William Hoover " for finding where he was interred!
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