Rank and Name, Private Robert N. Lester.
Unit/Placed in, Military Police Platoon, 7th Infantry Division “Hourglass”.
Robert is born approx. on 1925 in Multnomah County, Oregon.
Father, Gordon H. Lester.
Mother, Catherine Lester.
Sister(s), Catherine and Mary H. Lester.
Brother(s), Thomas and James Lester.
Robert enlisted the service in Oregon with service number # 39339888.
Robert died of his wounds sustained in Leyte, during the Philippine Campaign on Oct. 31, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Infantry Badge, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished 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.
Walls of the missing.
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
Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com