Robert Edwin Dane

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  • Name: Robert Edwin Dane
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  • Date of Birth: April 1, 1920
  • Date of Death: October 23, 1951 (31 years old)
  • Parents: Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Dane
  • High School and Class: Grand Rapids, Minnesota
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  • Highest Rank: S 2 (Seaman 2nd Class)
  • Branch: Navy
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  • Military Highlights:
    Robert served in the South Pacific for fifteen months.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Robert attended schools in Grand Rapids, Minnesota before enlisting in the Navy.

    He was operating a farm with his father when he became ill. He died after almost five weeks at the Veterans Administration Hospital.

    Robert is survived by his parents; two sisters, Mrs. Donald Fraser, Jr. and Mrs. Stanley Finkle; and two nephews and four nieces.

    Buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot I-B-23-2-0)

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