1LT Robert J. Palenscar

1LT Robert J. Palenscar

Death 29 Mar 1943 (aged 21)
Burial Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia
Plot Tablets of the Missing - Army
Memorial ID 198901884 · View Source
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Robert's remains were recovered in the early 1960's and they were interred in the Arlington National Cemetery Arlington, Virginia.

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A "Rosette" was placed in front of his name here at North Africa to signify that his remains were recovered.

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Robert served as a First Lieutenant & Pilot on a P-40, 60th Fighter Squadron, 33rd Fighter Group, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania prior to the war.

Robert was declared "Missing In Action" when his P-40 was struck in the tail section by anti-aircraft fire and crashed near Mezzouna, Tunisia during the war.

He was awarded the Air Medal and the Purple Heart.

Service # O-660187

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )


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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 6 May 2019
  • Find a Grave Memorial 198901884
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 1LT Robert J. Palenscar (9 Jun 1921–29 Mar 1943), Find a Grave Memorial no. 198901884, citing North Africa American Cemetery and Memorial, Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .