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Robert W Lattimer

Death 29 Oct 1944 (aged 19)
At Sea
Burial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot Tablets Of The Missing
Memorial ID 169658038 · View Source
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Son of Mr. & Mrs. Robert Lattimer who resided in Norfolk, Connecticut.

Robert served as a Quartermaster Third Class, U.S.S. Eversole (DE-404), U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in Litchfield County, Connecticut prior to the war.

The U.S.S. Eversole was hit by two torpedo near Leyte Gulf and sank during the war. Over 40 of her crew were lost with the ship.

Robert was declared "Missing In Action" in this attack on the Eversole.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 8077078

He also has a "Cenotaph" in the Center Cemetery, Norfolk, Connecticut.
" Click Here " for that record.

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

Special thanks to:
Janice Hollandsworth for finding that this record was not recorded at Manila!

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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 9 Sep 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 169658038
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Robert W Lattimer (19 Jan 1925–29 Oct 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 169658038, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .