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Landes, Robert Jellinson

Rank and Name, Ensign Robert Jellison Landes.

Unit/Placed in, USS Reid (DD-369) Destroyer United States Naval Reserve.


Robert is born approx. on Jan. 28, 1922 in Salt Lake City, Utah.


Father, Herbert D. Landes.

Mother, .Harriett J. Landes

Brother, Herbert D. Landes Jr..


Robert enlisted the service in Utah with service number # 0-314645.


Robert was KIA when the USS Reid was spotted by a various Kamikaze planes, they hit it and damaged the ship and it Sunk near Leyte on Dec. 11, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Navy Cross, 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 Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Memory Grove Memorial, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA.


Thanks to http://www.navsource.org/archives/05/369.htm Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC, https://abmc.gov

P.O.W. info, Wes Injerd and Dwight Rider, http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html  AirForce, 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/

USS Reid (DD-369) Destroyer
His rank Ensign