Robert Fleming Pace Jr. is memorialized at the North Africa American Cemetery, Carthage, Tunisia and at Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, Hamilton County, TN.

The HMT Rohna, a British vessel carrying American troops, was hit by a German missile in 1943 off the coast of Algeria, North Africa. The ship sank within one-half hour after being hit. Bomb damage, supplemented by heavy seas and darkness which hampered rescue work, resulted in a loss of 1,015 men, more than half of the total 1,981 American military personnel aboard.

  • Rank: Technician 4th Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 20 November 1909
  • Date of death: 27 November 1943
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 31st Signal Construction Battalion
  • Theater: Europe, North Africa
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: North Africa American Cemetery, Carthage, Tunisia
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XI, Top Panel
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