LtCol Robert Burdett “Westy” Westbrook, Jr

LtCol Robert Burdett “Westy” Westbrook, Jr

Birth
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Death 22 Nov 1944 (aged 27)
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 56758330 · View Source
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Short AP death notice appeared in: "Nebraska State Journal," Dec. 20, 1944, p. 2, col. 2.

"Lt. Col. Robert B. Westbrook, 27, Hollywood, Calif., air ace, with 20 enemy planes definitely to his credit, was killed Nov. 22 while making a strafing run against a gunboat with was escorting two Japanese freighters."


Family Members

Gravesite Details Entered the service from California.

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  • Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56758330
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for LtCol Robert Burdett “Westy” Westbrook, Jr (9 Nov 1917–22 Nov 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56758330, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by War Graves (contributor 6) .