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PFC Robert William Bindschusz

PFC Robert William Bindschusz

Birth
Glen Lyon, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 1 Mar 1945 (aged 34)
Iwo Jima, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan
Burial Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Plot Courts of the Missing
Memorial ID 45181720 · View Source
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PFC Robert Bindschusz, USMC, was a Marine signal corps specialist. He was mortally wounded during the fighting on Iwo Jima, died aboard the USHS Samaritan and was buried at sea.

He was posthumously awarded the Purple Heart, the Navy Unit Commendation with ribbon bar and the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal.

At the time of his death he was married to the former Alberta A. Krug (they married on October 28, 1940). In their short marriage the couple had no children. Alberta later remarried sometime after 1950. Her second husband's name was Daniel Schoener Schroeder.

Robert is memorialized on the American Battle Monuments Commission's (ABMC) Honolulu Memorial's "Tablets of the Missing" at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in the "Punch Bowl" in Honolulu, HI.


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BINDSCHUSZ ROBERT W
PRIVATE FIRST CLASS · USMC · PA

Gravesite Details Iwo Jima, Volcano Islands is today administered as part of the Tokyo Metropolitan Prefecture, 750 miles to the north.

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  • Created by: Jay Rarick
  • Added: 6 Dec 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 45181720
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Robert William Bindschusz (13 Jan 1911–1 Mar 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 45181720, citing Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by Jay Rarick (contributor 46793359) .