Robert Cruse Melton
Born 26 February 1916, Tennessee
Died 16 November 1944, Metz, France

11th Infantry, 5th (Red Diamond) Division, H.Q. S. Co., 3rd Battalion

Private Robert Melton was killed by a land mine.

Son of John Edgar Melton and Bonza Ethein Garrett

Map shows the location of the battle of Metz and the location where Robert C. Melton was killed. General Patton later commented that he wanted the troops to get blooded in this battle.

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