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1st Lt. Robert P. Rist - MIA

Robert P. Rist
County: McHenry
World War II - MIA
Date of Disappearance: December 15, 1945 / Age: 25
Branch of Service: Air Force
Company/Division: 339th Fighter Squadron, 347th Fighter Group

Died while in MIA status near BouganvilleĀ Island.

Memorialized at Manila American Cemetery. Received Distinguished Service Cross, Distinguished Flying Cross, and Purple Heart awards.

Medals and Honors

Distinguished Service Cross