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Brand, Robert John

Rank and Name, Corporal Robert John Brand.

Unit/Placed in, Headquarters 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marines.

 

Robert is born approx. on Aug. 9, 1921 in Wisconsin.

 

Father, John N. Brand.

Mother, Caroline F. (Stieber) Brand.

Sister, Mary Ann Brand.

Brothers, Joseph and James Brand.

 

Robert enlisted the service in Wisconsin with service number # 346616.

 

Robert was KIA on the beach when his LVT got under fire on Nov. 20, 1943, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, American Campaign Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

Robert is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.

Courts of the missing.

 

Thanks to Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC, https://abmc.gov

P.O.W. info, Wes Injerd and Dwight Rider, http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html  Air-Force, Rolland Swank NavyLog, http://navylog.navymemorial.org Familysearch.com, https://www.familysearch.org

Philippine Scouts Heritage Society,http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Marines Info Geoffrey Roecker, https://missingmarines.com/   

Medals Info, http://www.honorstates.org    

Hendriks Webdesign, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/

2nd Battalion, 2nd Marines
Robert J. Brand
His rank Corporal