1Lt Robert Parker “Bob” Rist

1Lt Robert Parker “Bob” Rist

Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Death 15 Dec 1945 (aged 25)
Memorial Site* Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines

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World War II and Korean Conflict Veterans Interred Overseas
Robert P. Rist, Inducted from North Dakota
Rank: First Lieutenant
Combat Organization: 339th Fighter Squadron 347th Fighter Group
Death Date: Dec 15 1945
Monument: Fort William McKinley, Manila, the Philippines
Last known status: Missing
Rist was reported "missing in action" near Bouganville Island. On December 15, 1945, the war department officially declared him lost and notified the family accordingly.
U.S. Awards: Purple Heart Medal, Distinguished Service Cross, Distinguished Flying Cross

Actual death date is 13 Feb 1943 according to records

Parents were:
James Arthur Rist b. 2 Oct 1893 d. 16 Oct 1972 in Minnesota
Anne M. Parker b. 13 Jan 1893 d. 28 Oct 1988 in Minnesota

Gravesite Details Entered the service from North Dakota.


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  • Created by: BSalo
  • Added: 19 Sep 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 58886982
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 1Lt Robert Parker “Bob” Rist (28 Jul 1920–15 Dec 1945), Find a Grave Memorial no. 58886982, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by BSalo (contributor 46796520) .