PURPLE HEART MEDAL MEMORIAL PLAQUE

 

 

ROBERT W. SCHULTZ

 
Army Serial Number  35060815
Residence State Ohio
Residence Country Cuyahoga
Date of enlistment 24 April 1943
Place of enlistment Cleveland, Ohio
Native Ohio
Date of birth Unknown 
Race and citizenship White, citizen
Education 3 years of high school
Civilian Occupation Unknown 
Marital Status Single, without dependents
Component of the Army Selectees (Enlisted Men)
Date of death 15 October 1944
Place of death Vaals, Holland
Rank at time of death Technician 5th Grade
Unit at time of death Hq & Sv  Company, 172nd Engineer Combat Battalion
Temporary burial First US Army Cemetery Henri-Chapelle #1 (plot G, row 7, grave 134) Belgium
Date of temporary burial 15 October 1944
Interment State Ohio, USA
Date of interment Unknown 
Circumstances of death

Killed in action while out on night reconnaissance patrol on the western outskirts of Vaals, Holland.

 

SPECIAL THANKS

 

 

The Historical Society "Sankt Tolbert" who took care of the unveiling of the memorial plaque, 20 October 2004.

 

THE MEMORIAL PLAQUE WAS SPONSORED BY

 

The municipality of Vaals

The Historical Society "Sankt Tolbert", Vaals

 
 

 

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