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Robert T. Lynn

Technical Sergeant, U.S. Army

32069207

28th Infantry Regiment, 
8th Infantry Division

Entered the Service from: New Jersey
Died: September 5, 1944
Buried at: Plot H Row 5 Grave 7
Brittany American Cemetery
St. James, France
Awards: Silver Star, Purple Heart

TECHNICAL SERGEANT ROBERT T. LYNN was born in 1909 in New Jersey to Ross and Mary Lynn. His father was a veteran of the Spanish-American War and worked as a brakeman on the railroad. By 1920 the family was living at 1156 Marion Street in Camden NJ, and they remained at that address through the war years. At the time of the 1930 census, Robert Lynn, the 20 years old, was working as a furniture truck driver. Drafted in March of 1941, he was assigned to the 28th Infantry Regiment, 8th Infantry Division. He went overseas in March of 1944.

Robert Lynn was killed in action near Bohars, north of Brest, France on September 5, 1944 during the battle to liberate that port city. He was survived by his father and sister Mrs. Agnes Pike, brother-in-law Harold Pike, and nephew Harold Pike Jr. His death was reported in CAmden Courier-Post on October 4, 1944.


62ND ANNIVERSARY LIBERATION BREST

The sacrifice of US soldiers during WW2 is remembered each year in Fort Montbarey, Brest, France. The following soldiers were honored: 1st Lt. John W. Case (224th FA, 29th Infantry Division) S/Sgt. Armand P. De Clemente (28th IR. 8th Infantry Division) Pvt. Thomas E. Doran, Jr. (38th IR, 2nd Infantry Division) Pvt. Joseph T. Harris (9th IR, 2nd Infantry Division) T/Sgt. Robert T. Lynn (28th IR, 8th Infantry Division) Pfc. Richard C. MacDonald (28th IR, 8th Infantry Division) Pvt. Francis J. Milne (9th IR, 2nd Infantry Division) Pvt. Aral Moser (23rd IR, 2nd Infantry Division) 2nd Lt John W. Schnepp (15th TB, 6th Armored Division) Pvt. Eugene E Skahan (23rd IR, 2nd Infantry Division) Pfc. Oscar Frederick Stephens (777th AAA, 6th Armored Division) Sgt. Herbert L. Striker (5th Rangers Battalion) Pvt. Lawrence C. Stockdale (23rd IR, 2nd Infantry Division) Pvt. Albert Alfred Vincent (116th IR, 29th Infantry Division)


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