Robert Suttles served on the USS Enterprise. He was killed in action as a result of an enemy (Japanese) bombing attack in the Eastern Solomons. He was buried at sea on 26 August 1942.

Memorialized at the Manila American Cemetery, Philippines

His father was James S. Suttles, who died 20 June 1971 in Knox County. His mother was Sarah Webb, 5th Street, Knoxville.

  • Rank: Boatswain's Mate Second Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 8 November 1918
  • Date of death: 24 August 1942
  • County: Cocke
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Navy
  • Division/Assignment: USS Enterprise
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Manila American Cemetery, Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Middle Panel
  • Sponsored by: Bobby Clark

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