Robert Samuel Haren was born 23 July 1922 to Charles Cleveland Haren and Elizabeth Calvie Lane. Robert called Limestone, Washington County, Tennessee home when he enlisted in the United States Army on 4 November 1942 at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia. He died 14 September 1944 in France.
Buried in the Andrew Johnson National Cemetery, Greeneville, TN, C, 135
Private First Class
180th Infantry Regiment, 45th Division, Company A
The Greenville Sun, October 20, 1944
Pfc. Robert S. Haren was killed in action on September 14th in Southern France, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C.C. Haren of Afton, Rt. 2 have been notified. Pfc. Haren was in the heavy artillery. Before going overseas he was in the Coast Guard and spent nineteen months in the states serving in that capacity. He had been in the service twenty-two months.
Surviving in addition to his parents, are four brothers, Roy and Bill of Limestone, Rt. 4, Herman and Grover, of Kingsport and two sisters, Mrs. Arte Brown, of Afton Rt. 2 and Mrs. Fannie Kate Taylor of Baltimore, Md.
- Rank: Private First Class
- Date of birth: 23 July 1922
- Date of death: 14 September 1944
- County: Greene
- Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
- Division/Assignment: 180th Infantry Regiment, 45th Division
- Theater: Europe
- Conflict: World War II
- Awards: Purple Heart
- Burial/Memorial Location: Andrew Johnson National Cemetery, Greeneville, TN
- Location In Memorial: Pillar IX, Middle Panel
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