Ens Robert Clarence Thomsen

Ens Robert Clarence Thomsen

Birth
Culbertson, Roosevelt County, Montana, USA
Death 16 Apr 1945 (aged 22)
Okinawa, Japan
Burial Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Plot Sec 122, Lot 556, Grave 3
Memorial ID 70529559 · View Source
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From the Oregonian, 7 May 1945:

Naval Action Claims Officer.

Ensign Robert C. Thomsen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jens Thomsen, 1525 N. Kilpatrick Street, was killed in action while serving aboard a destroyer in the south Pacific, the navy department has notified his parents.

A June, 1944 graduate of Annapolis, Ensign Thomsen had been serving in the Pacific since last October. He was graduated from Jefferson High School and received his appointment to the naval academy in 1941.

Also surviving are two brothers, William J. Thomsen, now in marine corps officer candidate school, and Fred Thomsen in Portland.


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  • Created by: James Burke
  • Added: 28 May 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 70529559
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ens Robert Clarence Thomsen (9 Apr 1923–16 Apr 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 70529559, citing River View Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by James Burke (contributor 17941237) .