Robert Philo BurgessMilitary
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|Beach, Illinois||14 March 1918|
|Libertyville, IL||16 October 1940||1125 Milwaukee Avenue Worked for Johns-Manville Corp.|
|Rockford, IL||25 January 1941||Camp Grant|
|Tyrrhenian Sea off Anzio Beach, Italy||19 February 1944||On February 19, 1944 he was on the crew of the North American B-25C Mitchell medium bomber #41-30551 "Pink Lady" based out of Foggia, Italy. It was reported that they were shot down while bombing enemy troops at Anzio and crashed into the Tyrrhenian Sea. They dived their damaged B-25 into the sea to avoid hitting a hospital ship. There were no survivors.|
|Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial||No Known Grave Tablets of The Missing Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial Nettuno, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy|