Rank and Name, Private Robert Francis Apgar.
Unit/Placed in, 1st Battalion (A-Comp) 5th Marines, Marine Corps.
Robert is born approx. on 1919 in Joliet, Illinois.
Father, Harry D. Apgar.
Mother, Bertha L. (Lehmann) Apgar.
Sister(s), Geraldine l. and Juanita R. Apgar.
Brother(s), Fred E. and Harald G. Apgar.
Robert enlisted the service in Illinois with service number # 908438.
Robert was KIA in the fights with the Japanese over the Peleliu Airfield on Sept. 26, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, Marine Corps Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, 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.
Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com