PFC Robert Dean Thornton

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PFC Robert Dean Thornton

Michigan, USA
Death 6 Apr 1945 (aged 25)
Burial Muskegon Heights, Muskegon County, Michigan, USA
Plot 7-C-16
Memorial ID 46411967 · View Source
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Son of George Thornton & Goldie Downing. He was the youngest of their 5 children. Robert married twice, first to Jacklyn Ritersdorf and second to Paula E. Johnson. Private Thornton served with the 378th Infantry, Company G. He honorably served his country during World War II. Sadly, just 32 days prior to the armistice that ended the war, he was killed in action in Germany.

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Robert D. Thornton, Michigan, PFC 378 Inf 95 Div World War II August 29, 1919-April 6, 1945


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  • Maintained by: D. Gould Hall
  • Originally Created by: Laura Plummer Ranville
  • Added: 7 Jan 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 46411967
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Robert Dean Thornton (29 Aug 1919–6 Apr 1945), Find a Grave Memorial no. 46411967, citing Mona View Cemetery, Muskegon Heights, Muskegon County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by D. Gould Hall (contributor 46844686) .