Lewis, Robert Augustus, 1LT

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1560-Infantry Unit Commander (Mechanized)
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1943-1944, 1560, B Company, 15th Armored Infantry Battalion
Service Years
1942 - 1944

Infantry

First Lieutenant



One Overseas Service Bar


 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
Virginia
Virginia
Year of Birth
1920
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Quantico
Last Address
Quantico

Casualty Date
Sep 20, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Germany
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 34, Site 4121

 Official Badges 

Belgian Fourragere Meritorious Unit Commendation 1944-1961


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
The National Purple Heart Hall of HonorWorld War II FallenThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1944, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor
  2004, World War II Fallen [Verified]1
  2010, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
15th Armored Infantry Battalion5th Armored Division
  1943-1944, A Company, 15th Armored Infantry Battalion
  1943-1944, 1560, B Company, 15th Armored Infantry Battalion
  1943-1944, 1560, 5th Armored Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Normandy Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Southern France Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
 Colleges Attended 
Virginia Military Institute
  1938-1942, Virginia Military Institute
 Additional Information

Last Known Activity

The first Fifth Armored Division member to enter Belgium was First Lieutenant Robert A. Lewis, Company Commander of B Company, 15th Armored Infantry Battalion; he was carried across by a jubilant crowd of Belgian citizens.

  

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