Close, Robert

Published 06/24 2014 12:11PM

Updated 07/29 2014 01:42PM

Name: Robert Close
Final Rank: Corporal

Attached to : Seventh and Fifth U.S. Army
Details of Service:  Commander and Gunner of M7 Tank with 105 Howitzer
Service Locations: Africa, Italy, Corsica, France, Germany and Austria
Awards: Purple Heart, five Bronze Battle Stars, Invasion of South France and Italy.  European Occupation medal, Good Conduct
Date Returning Home: November 1945 Spent 27 month's over sea's
Submitted by:  Master Chief Corpsman, Ronald Mosbaugh
Resides in Joplin MO

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