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Robert Burton Heer

Robert Heer 1941

Karen and Robert Heer

Pvt. Robert Heer - August 1941

Karen and Robert Heer

Last Name:
First Name Middle Initial:
Robert B.
Nick Name:
489 West Washington St. #69
City & State:
Sequim, WA 
Zip: 98382 Phone: (360) 460-6883 Spouse:  Karen
Conflict:  World War II Service Branch:  USAAF Unit: 30th Bomb Squadron, 19th Bomb Group
Theater: Pacific Where Captured:  Malay Balay, Mindano  P.I. Date Captured:  May 10, 1942
Camps Held In:  Karenko, Taiwan P.O. W. Camp No. 3, Taiwan P.O.W. Camp No. 6, Hakodate Dispatch Camp. No. 2, Akabira How Long Interned:  3 and one half years
Liberated / repatriated: Date Liberated:  Age at Capture: 
Medals Received:  American Defense Service Medal w/ 1 Bronze Star, Air Force Good Conduct Medal w/4 loops, Distinguished Unit Badge w/ 2 oak leaf clusters, WWII Victory Medal, Philippine Liberation Medal w/ 1 bronze star, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal w/ 1 bronze star,  National Defense Service Medal,  POW Medal, AFLSA w// 4 bronze and 3 oak leaf clusters, SAFMR, Philippine Defense, Purple Heart Medal, USAFCR, AFGCM 
Military Job:  Squadron carpenter Company: 
Occupation after War:  Photo Journalist, Public Relations



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