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2LT Robert Samuel Purvis - MIA

County: Grand Forks
World War II - MIA
Date of Disappearance: September 20, 1944 / Age: 25
Branch of Service: Army

Killed in Action 20 September 1944, France. Remains not recovered. 

Name included on page 1198 of the  Register of North Dakota Veterans World War II 1941-1945.

Name included on All Veterans Memorial in Bismarck ND on North Dakota State Capitol Grounds under Grand Forks County.

Born Fargo ND 5 April 1919. Resident of Grand Forks County North Dakota. Entered US Army from Fargo North Dakota on 28 November 1940. Served European, African Middle Eastern Theater..