Robert served as a Private First Class, 393rd Infantry, 99th Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.
He resided in Allegany County, Maryland prior to the war.
He enlisted in the Army on March 2, 1943 in Baltimore, Maryland. He was noted as being Single, without dependents.
Robert was "Killed In Action" during the war and was awarded the Purple Heart.
Service # 33561101
( Bio by: Russ Pickett )
( Burial Location found by: Anne Cady )
News Articles (submitted by Eric Ackerman)
CUMBERLAND EVENING TIMES, CUMBERLAND, MARYLAND, FRIDAY, JANUARY 12, 1945, PAGE ELEVEN
CASUALTIES REFLECT TOLL OF RECENT NAZI PUSH: FIVE MEN OF THIS AREA REPORTED KILLED, EIGHT MISSING, THREE WOUNDED
KILLED: PFC. ROBERT E. DENSOCK, 20, OF CRESAPTOWN, IN BELGIUM DECEMBER 26
Pfc. Densock was the son of D.A. Densock, of Cresaptown. A former Celanese employee, he entered the armed forces in March, 1943, trained at Camp Van Dorn, Miss., Shreveport, La., and Camp Maxey, Texas, and left for overseas service last October. He fought in an infantry regiment of the 99th Division.
Besides his father, Pfc. Densock is survived by a brother, Staff Sgt. Russell E. Densock, on duty in India; and two sisters and a brother at home. (article amended to include references to this soldier only)
CUMBERLAND EVENING TIMES, CUMBERLAND, MARYLAND, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 1947, PAGE FIFTEEN
FALLEN HERO HOME
Killed in the Battle of the Bulge in Belgium on December 26, 1944, and buried in Henri-Chapelle Military Cemetery there, the body of Pvt. Robert E. Densock, 20, Cresaptown, came home to stay yesterday. His body arrived here late in the afternoon and was taken to the Hafer Funeral Home where the above picture shows members of the family looking at the flag-draped casket. Left to right they are Betty and Corrine Densock, sisters, Jack Densock, a brother, and the father, Daniel A. Densock. Funeral services for the World War II veteran, whose body arrived in New York on October 28 aboard the Army Transport Joseph V. Connolly with more than 6,000 other dead soldiers, were held this afternoon in the Hafer Funeral Home with full military rites conducted by the American Legion.
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