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Capt Robert Waller Callaway

Capt Robert Waller Callaway

Birth
New Castle, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Death 11 Mar 1945 (aged 31)
Japan
Burial Lemay, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Plot SECTION 82 SITE 1B-1D
Memorial ID 42286845 · View Source
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Robert, who reside at Gordon Heights, Wilmington, Delaware, served as a Captain with the 2nd Battalion, 60th Coast Artillery Regiment during World War II.

He "Died While A POW" of the Japanese Army from lack of medical care in Fukuoka Prison Camp on Honshu, Japan after being taken prisoner at Corregidor.

He was in the service for four years and seven months at the time of his death and was awarded the "Silver Star" with one Oak Leaf Cluster, the Purple Heart, and the Prisoner of War Medal.

He was originally interred overseas and was later repatriated here on September 27, 1949.

Service #O324788

Son of Marion Waller Callaway and Anna Caldwell Hamilton Callaway.

Husband of Virginia McComb Miller Callaway.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

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CAPT, US ARMY WORLD WAR II


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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: ShaneO
  • Added: 23 Sep 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 42286845
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Robert Waller Callaway (25 Jul 1913–11 Mar 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 42286845, citing Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Lemay, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .