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PFC Robert G Sheltra

Birth
Maine, USA
Death 13 Feb 1945 (aged 21–22)
Philippines
Burial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot D Row 14 Grave 29
Memorial ID 171988668 · View Source
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Robert served as a Private First Class, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry 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 16, 1943 in Portland, Maine. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a industry clerk and also as Single, without dependents.

Robert was "Killed In Action" near Manila, Philippines during the war.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 31320508

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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Inscription

ROBERT G. SHELTRA
PFC 12 REGT 1 CAV DIV
CONNECTICUT FEB 13 1945


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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 30 Oct 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 171988668
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Robert G Sheltra (1923–13 Feb 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 171988668, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .