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PFC Robert T. “Bob” Kameoka

PFC Robert T. “Bob” Kameoka

Birth
Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Death 20 Oct 1944 (aged 34–35)
France
Burial Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France
Plot A Row 2 Grave 68
Memorial ID 56373371 · View Source
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WORLD WAR II
ARKANSAS
PFC 442 INF REGT
GOLD STAR LIST


Robert Kameoka was killed in action in France while serving with the 7th Army's 442nd Japanese American Regimental Combat Team. Kameoka, who volunteered from the now defunct Jerome, Arizona, Relocation center, went overseas in May 1944. He directed a program of Hawaiian music over KMJ before being sent to the camp in 1942.

He attended schools in Hawaii, graduating from college there. His parents live in the Islands. Kameoka was a Hanford musician before he donned the uniform.



Gravesite Details Entered the Service from Arkansas.

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  • Maintained by: JC
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56373371
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Robert T. “Bob” Kameoka (1909–20 Oct 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56373371, citing Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial, Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France ; Maintained by JC (contributor 46996543) .