Pvt Robert Layton Short

Pvt Robert Layton Short

Birth
Death 2 Jul 1944 (aged 19–20)
France
Burial Colleville-sur-Mer, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France
Plot Section G ~ Row 8 ~ Grave 22
Memorial ID 56649956 · View Source
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Robert, who resided in Milton, Delaware, served as a Private with the 26th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He was "Killed In Action" near St. Lo, France during the war.

He had served in the Army for one year and five months at the time of his death and was decorated with a Purple Heart.

Service # 32751898

Son of Gardener E. Short and Flossie C. Carmean Short.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )


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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56649956
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Robert Layton Short (1924–2 Jul 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56649956, citing Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, Colleville-sur-Mer, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .