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Pfc. Robert Berger Magnesen


Born:29 November 1919 - Maywood, Illinois

Parents: Berger Magnesen & Harriet Bauman-Magnesen

Siblings: 1 sister, 1 brother

Home:

    - 812 South Sixth Avenue - Maywood, Illinois

Education:

    - Emerson School

    - Proviso Township High School

      - Graduation Class: 1937

Occupation: Campbell Soup Company

Inducted:

    - U.S. Army

        - 18 October 1941

Serial Number: 36302966

Training: 

    - Camp Walters, Mineral Wells, Texas

Unit: 165 Infantry Regiment, 27th Infantry Division

Engagements:

    - Battle of Makin

    - Battle of Saipan - 15 June 1944

Died of Wounds:

    - 26 June 1944

Buried:

    - Saipan

Reburied:

    - 15 June 1948

    - Chapel Hill Gardens West - Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois

          - Section:  Garden of Devotion  Grave: 32-D

Medals: Purple Heart


 

 

 

 

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