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A/S Robert J. “Bob” Burger

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A/S Robert J. “Bob” Burger Veteran

Birth
Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
15 Feb 1943 (aged 23–24)
At Sea
Burial
Dover, Kent County, Delaware, USA Add to Map
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Robert served as a Able Seaman, " S.S. Atlantic Sun " during World War II.

The " Atlantic Sun " was struck with 3 torpedos by German U-Boat U-607 in the North Atlantic and sunk.

Out of the " 10 " Officers, " 36 " crewmen and " 20 " U.S. Navy armed guards only one crewman survived - Ordinary Seaman William Golobich.

Robert was declared " Missing In Action " in this sinking during the war.

He was posthumously awarded the Mariner's Medal and the Combat Bar with a Star!

His remains were not recovered.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )
Robert served as a Able Seaman, " S.S. Atlantic Sun " during World War II.

The " Atlantic Sun " was struck with 3 torpedos by German U-Boat U-607 in the North Atlantic and sunk.

Out of the " 10 " Officers, " 36 " crewmen and " 20 " U.S. Navy armed guards only one crewman survived - Ordinary Seaman William Golobich.

Robert was declared " Missing In Action " in this sinking during the war.

He was posthumously awarded the Mariner's Medal and the Combat Bar with a Star!

His remains were not recovered.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )



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