Wednesday, July 6, 2016

PFC Robert Calvin Kimmelshue

PFC Robert Calvin Kimmelshue was born 4 Nov 1924 in Baltimore, Maryland the youngest of 6 children born to Mervin Ernest and Laura Belle (Schwartz) Kimmelshue.  His father was a police officer. 

Robert had only completed one year of high school when he was drafted in March 1943.  After his initial training he was sent to Europe and, on 6 Jul 1944, was transferred from the replacement depot to C Company 116th Infantry.  He was killed in action that same day, 6 Jul 1944.

PFC Kimmelshue was repatriated and is buried in the Baltimore National Cemetery in Baltimore, Maryland.

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