Robert E. Billock

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  • Name: Robert E. Billock
  • Location of Birth: Nashwauk, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: February 10, 1930
  • Date of Death: August 20, 1976 (46 years old)
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  • High School and Class: 1948 - Grand Rapids High School, Grand Rapids, Minnesota
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  • Highest Rank: EM 1 (Electrician's Mate Petty Officer 1st Class)
  • Branch: Navy
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  • Military Highlights:
    He enlisted in the United States Navy. For 20 years he served in the submarine service until his retirement in 1968.



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    Korean Conflict
    Vietnam Era

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  • Civilian Life:
    Robert was raised and attended schools in the Grand Rapids, Minnesota area.

    After his retirement, he lived for a short time in Florida and the last several years has been living in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. He was a life member of the Ponti-Peterson Post of the VFW and the Military Order of Cooties. He was also a member of the McVeigh-Dunn American Legion post.

    Robert is survived by his son, Frank and his mother, Mrs. Harry (Ella) Trudeau, several aunts, uncles, and numerous nieces and nephews.

    Buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot I-G-12-17)

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