Born 18 August 1918
Died of wounds 27 January 1945 one day after being hit in what was called the Purple Heart Valley Campaign on Luzon Island
Buried at McCarty Church Cemetery, Jonesboro, TN

63rd Infantry, Company K

Awarded the Purple Heart

The Kingsport News, 4 April 1945
Killed in Pacific region: Sgt Robert G. Murr, son of Leon F. Murr, Route 5

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Date of birth:
  • 18 August 1918
  • Date of death: 27 January 1945
  • County: Washington
  • Hometown: Jonesboro
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 63rd Infantry
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: McCarty Church Cemetery, Jonesboro, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIX, Middle Panel
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