Sunday, October 16, 2016
T5 Robert R. Bart
When Robert was drafted in December 1942, the record indicates that he was working as a meat cutter. After his military training as a truck driver he was sent overseas and on 3 Sep 1944 assigned from the replacement depot to Headquarters Company 3rd Battalion 116th Infantry. T5 Bart was killed in action on 16 Oct 1944.
Returned to the U.S. in 1947. T5 Bart was buried in Saint Joseph's Cemetery in Peoria, Illinois. Violet married Joseph P. Bart, one of Robert's older brothers, on 2 Nov 1946 in Peoria.