SSgt Robert Thomas Gough

SSgt Robert Thomas Gough

Birth
Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont, USA
Death 1 Feb 1943 (aged 20)
Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands
Burial Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines
Memorial ID 56760581 · View Source
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son of Henry Gough and Alice Maria Lane Gough
Name: Robert T Gough
Inducted From: Massachusetts
Rank: Staff Sergeant
Combat Organization: United States Marine Corps
Shot down and MIA 2/1/43
Declared Death Date: 2 Mar 1945
Monument: Fort William Mckinley, Manila, the Philippines
Last Known Status: Missing
U.S. Awards: Purple Heart Medal
MARINE SCOUT BOMBING SQUADRON 131 (VMSB-131)
Note: while this squadron was designated VMSB (instead of VMTB), it flew Avenger torpedo bombers in combat.
VMSB-131 Aircrew roster
(note: the following provided by VMSB-131 veteran George Bobb)
Ssgt. Robert T. Gough (KIA 02/01/43)


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Gravesite Details Entered the service from Massachusetts.

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  • Maintained by: Michael Wayne
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56760581
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SSgt Robert Thomas Gough (31 Jul 1922–1 Feb 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56760581, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by Michael Wayne (contributor 47327578) .