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BM2 Robert L Smith

Birth
Death 3 Nov 1942
China
Memorial Site* Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines

* A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere.

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Memorial ID 56757818 View Source
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Robert served as a Boatswain's Mate Second Class, U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in California prior to the war.

Robert became a POW of the Japanese Army during the "Fall Of the Philippines" in 1942.

He was declared "Missing In Action" while a POW of the Japanese Army at Hoten Pow Camp, Mukden, Manchuria 42-123 (China) during the war.

He was awarded the Prisoner Of War Medal and the Purple Heart.

Service # 3757478

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

Gravesite Details Entered the service from California.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56757818
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/56757818/robert-l-smith : accessed ), memorial page for BM2 Robert L Smith (unknown–3 Nov 1942), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56757818, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by War Graves (contributor 6) .