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Robert E McKean

Birth
Connecticut, USA
Death 2 Jul 1943 (aged 24)
Burial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot Tablets Of The Missing
Memorial ID 169984305 · View Source
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Robert served as a Technician Fifth Grade, 118th Engineer Combat Battalion, 43rd Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

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

He enlisted in the Army on March 13, 1941, prior to the war, in Hartford, Connecticut. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Driver and also as Single, without dependents.

Robert was declared "Missing In Action" in the New Georgia Campaign during the war.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 31022371

He also has a "Cenotaph" in the Fairview Cemetery, New Britain, Connecticut.
" Click Here " for that record.

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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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TEC5, US ARMY WORLD WAR II


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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 16 Sep 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 169984305
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert E McKean (2 Sep 1918–2 Jul 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 169984305, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .