Grapes, Robert William, T/4

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Technician Fourth Grade
Last Service Branch
Military Intelligence
Last Primary MOS
738-Intercept Operator
Last MOS Group
Military Intelligence (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1943-1944, 738, Iceland Base Command
Service Years
1942 - 1945

Technician Fourth Grade


One Service Stripe



Five Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
1920
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Fairmont
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Aug 18, 2004
 
Location of Interment
Brookdale Cemetery - Elyria, Ohio
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Honorably Discharged WW II Meritorious Unit Commendation 1944-1961


 Unofficial Badges 






 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
TECHNICIAN FOURTH GRADE ROBERT WILLIAM GRAPES WAS IN HIS 3RD YEAR OF COLLEGE WHEN HE ENTERED THE SERVICE ON 21 JULY 1942. HE ATTENDED THE MIDLAND RADIO AND TELEVISION SCHOOL IN KANSAS CITY MISSOURI BEFORE GOING OVERSEAS. T/4 GRAPES SERVED IN ICELAND AND EUROPE WITH THE 121ST SIGNAL RADIO INTELLIGENCE COMPANY FROM 1 MARCH 1943 TO 12 NOVEMBER 1945. AFTER RETURNING TO THE U.S. T/4 GRAPES WAS HONORABLY DISCHARGED ON 25 NOVEMBER 1945 AT FORT MEADE MARYLAND.
   
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WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Central Europe Campaign (1945)
Start Year
1945
End Year
1945

Description
(Central Europe Campaign 22 March to 11 May 1945) Following the Battle of the Bulge the Allies had pushed through to the Rhine. On 22 March 1945 they began their assault across the river, and by I April the Ruhr was encircled. Armored columns raced across Germany and into Austria and Czechoslovakia. On 25 April, the day American and Russian forces met on the Elbe, strategic bombing operations came to an end. Germany surrendered on 7 May 1945 and operations officially came to an end the following day, although sporadic actions continued on the European front until 11 May.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1945
To Year
1945
 
Last Updated:
Jan 25, 2013
   
Personal Memories
   
Units Participated in Operation

559th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion/A Battery

899th Tank Battalion/HHC

 
My Photos From This Battle or Operation
No Available Photos

  682 Also There at This Battle:
  • Adams, Lucian (MOH), S/Sgt, (1943-1945)
  • Allworth, Edward A., 2LT, (1941-1945)
  • Angileri, Joseph, T/Sgt, (1942-1946)
  • Beck, Carl, M/Sgt, (1942-1963)
  • Belan, Elmer, T/5, (1943-1948)
  • Black, Eric Major, 1LT, (1941-1945)
  • Blalock, Dennis Ferrell, COL, (1941-1970)
  • Bolio, Robert, Cpl, (1943-1945)
  • Bolling, Alexander Russell, MG, (1939-1973)
  • Burford, Chris
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