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Vorba, Robert Allen


Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/9/2007 at 16:43:28

Vorba, Robert Allen

Traer, IA

Serial No: 3216603

Born: Oct 22, 1923

Parent: J. M. Vorba

Enlisted in Navy: Jun 9, 1941

Training in US: NTS, Great lakes, IL. Assigned to USS San Juan, USS Sappho, and USS Pasadena. Participated in 13 major battles including Midway, Guadalcanal, Invasion of Philippines; Japan when war ended.

Medals-Ribbons: Asiatic-Pacific with 13 Stars, American Area, African-European, American Defense

Discharged: San Pedro, CA on Dec 13, 1946.

Months Served: 42 months sea duty

Rating: GM 2/c

Died: March 30, 1948, Trear, IA

(Veteran data included here was generously provided by the American Legion Kubik-Finch Post #142, Traer, IA; data gathered by the Legion about 1949.)


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