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Robert W. Britton

Private, U.S. Army

32267318

Headquarters Company
507th Parachute Infantry Regiment
82nd Airborne Division

Entered the Service from: New Jersey
Died: June 6, 1944
Buried at: Plot E Row 23 Grave 43
Normandy American Cemetery
St. Laurent-sur-Mer, France
Awards: Purple Heart


PRIVATE ROBERT W. BRITTON was the son of Mrs. Jane V. Britton, of 1201 Chapel Avenue in Delaware Township (Cherry Hill) NJ. He was born in New Jersey in 1918, had a grammar school education, was unmarried and working as a truck driver when inducted into the United States Army on May 11, 1942 at Fort Dix NJ. He volunteered for parachute training. After completing the parachute course at Fort Benning GA, he returned home on leave in the fall of 1942.

Private Robert W. Britton parachuted into Normandy on D-Day, June 6, 1944. He was killed in action on that day. He rests at the Normandy American Cemetery in St. Laurent-sur-Mer France. 


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