Lewis, Robert Augustus, 1LT

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1943-1944, 5th Armored Division
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
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord Belgian Fourragere Meritorious Unit Commendation 1944-1961


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
World War II Fallen
  1944, World War II Fallen [Verified]

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
15th Armored Infantry Battalion, 5th Armored Division5th Armored Division
  1943-1944, A Company, 15th Armored Infantry Battalion, 5th Armored Division
  1943-1944, B Company, 15th Armored Infantry Battalion, 5th Armored Division
  1943-1944, 5th Armored Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1944 WWII - American Theater
  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 Infantry Battalion; he was carried across by a jubilant crowd of Belgian citizens.
   
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