F1 Robert Nelson Norford

F1 Robert Nelson Norford

Birth
Maryland, USA
Death 17 Oct 1944 (aged 18)
At Sea
Burial Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot Tablets of the Missing - Navy
Memorial ID 56773637 · View Source
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Son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Frank Norford.

Robert served as a Fireman, First Class, USS Escolar (SS-294), U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland prior to the war.

He was declared "Missing In Action" when the Escolar was more than likely mined in the Yellow Sea during the war. He was awarded a Purple Heart.

Service # 7585609

Robert also has a "Cenotaph" in the Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown, Maryland.

" Click Here " for that record.


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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56773637
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for F1 Robert Nelson Norford (2 Mar 1926–17 Oct 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56773637, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .