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1Lt Robert L Cary

1Lt Robert L Cary

Death 9 Feb 1945
Burial Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France
Plot Plot B Row 11 Grave 2
Memorial ID 56371568 · View Source
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Robert served as a First Lieutenant, 157th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided at 132 Fayette Street, Brockport, Monroe County, New York prior to the war.

He was wounded twice during the war on September 12, 1944 and again in November, 1944.

Robert was then "Killed In Action" in France.

He was awarded the "Silver Star", Purple Heart with one Oak Leaf Cluster, and the French Croix de Guerre.

Service # O1308471

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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Citation Synopsis submitted by:
Dwight "Andy" Anderson

Silver Star

(UNCONFIRMED - Citation Needed): Robert L. Cary, United States Army, is reported to have been awarded the Silver Star under the below-listed General Orders for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action against the enemy while serving with the 45th Infantry Division during World War II.

General Orders: Headquarters, 45th Infantry Division
General Orders No. 267 (1944)
Action Date: World War II
Service: Army Division: 45th Infantry Division


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  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56371568
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for 1Lt Robert L Cary (unknown–9 Feb 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56371568, citing Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial, Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .