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Robert Barnes Ware Collection

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Robert Barnes Ware Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Robert Barnes Ware
State of Birth:
VA
 
 
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1940-1944
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
104th Medical Battalion, 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division
Location of Service
Fort Meade, Maryland; Fort A. P. Hill, Virginia; Florida; England; Omaha Beach, Normandy, France
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Overlord (D-Day Normandy Invasion)
Highest Rank
Captain
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran was killed in action during the D-Day landings and subsequently buried in the Normandy American Cemetery at St. Laurent, France, overlooking Omaha Beach.

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Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Biography [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Clippings [11 items] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Correspondence [28 items] -- Mixed (handwritten and typewritten documents)
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [10 items] -- Typewritten document
Photograph: Mixed (Multiple types of photographs) [6 items] -- Photographs
Manuscript: Printed matter [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Contributor:
Robert Ware
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/41351
Subjects:
Ware, Robert Barnes
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Robert Barnes Ware Collection
(AFC/2001/001/41351), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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