The Knoxville Journal, 13 December 1944
Sgt. Warren B. (Bud) Robinson, son of Mr. and Mrs. B.W. Robinson, Louisville, Tenn., was killed in action Nov. 17, somewhere in Italy.
Sergeant Robinson was awarded the Silver Star May 20 for the operation of his automatic rifle against two successive machine gun positions with such deadly fire that both of the crews were routed and the rest of the platoon was able to take their objective. Due to this heroic action Sergeant Robinson was appointed squad leader with the 34th Red Bull division of General Mark W.  Clark’s Fifth Army Division in Italy.
Sergeant Robinson, a senior of Friendsville High School and forward of the basketball tean, entered the Army in July, 1943, and had been combat for ten months.
He, in addition to his parents, is survived by three brothers, Oscar, McGhee, Sgt. James Robinson; and two sisters, Miss Adra Robinson, and Mrs. Frank Morton.

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Date of birth:
  • 19 April 1925
  • Date of death: 17 November 1944
  • County: Blount
  • Hometown: Louisville
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 168th Infantry Regiment, 34th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Mediterranean
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart, Silver Star
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Louisville Memorial Cemetery, Louisville, Blount County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VI, Bottom Panel
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