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Cpt. Robert Waller Callaway

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Cpt. 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

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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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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