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  • Name: Robert "Bob" Edward Lynch
  • Location of Birth: Kinney, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: June 8, 1916
  • Date of Death: November 5, 1974
  • Parents: Sam R. Lynch & Violet (Hydukovich) Lynch
  • High School and Class: 1934 Greenway High School, Coleraine, Minnesota
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  • Highest Rank: CAPT (Captain)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Date of Discharge: December 22, 1945
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  • Military Highlights:
    WW II Draft Registration Cards – 10/16/1940 – 03/31/1947
    State: Minnesota
    Name: Robert Edward Lynch
    Race: White
    Age: 24
    Birth Date: June 8, 1916
    Birth Place: Kinney, St. Louis, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Hibbing, St. Louis, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: October 16, 1940
    Employer: Self, Hibbing, Minnesota
    Weight: 160
    Height: 5-9
    Complexion: Dark brown
    Eye Color: Brown
    Hair Color: Brown
    Other characteristic: Scar on left thumb
    Next of Kin: Sam Rudolph Lynch, father, Calumet, Itasca, Minnesota

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Bob Lynch married Antoinette Kosovich in Mason City, Iowa in 1941. He had lived in Calumet since he was a small boy. He was a prominent businessman and was active in many village and district organizations. He was a member of the St. Vasillije of Ostrog Serbian Orthodox Church, Chisholm, Minnesota; Chupurdia-Knight VFW Post; and president of the West Area Recreation Club.

    Bob died in Hibbing, Minnesota and is buried in Lakeview Cemetery, Coleraine, Minnesota (Serbian Section). He is survived by his wife, Antoinette; two daughters, Donna Carlton & Kathleen Lothrop; three sons, Dr. Donald Lynch, Dr. Leonard Lynch, and Robert Lynch; his mother, Violet Lynch; one sister, Dessa Flood; and seven grandchildren.

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