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32372396   Private Robert Meglaughlin
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 08/03/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: US Army (United States Army)
Died: 05/11/1943 (Killed in Action)
Age: 36
Robert Meglaughlin was born about 1907 in Northern Ireland. Robert emigrated to the United States. He enlisted in New York.he was working as a construction foreman. Private Robert McLaughlin was serving with 109th Engineer Combat Battalion, 34th Infantry Division in Italy when he was killed on 5th November 1943. At that time he was checking for mines and booby-traps in an area Southwest of Santa Maria Olivetto when he stood on an S Mine.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Sicily-Rome American Cemetery
  Nettuno, Anzio, 17
Grave Ref: Grave I-13-47
CWGC Casualty 0
Sicily-Rome American Cemetery lies at the north edge of the town of Nettuno, Italy, which is immediately east of Anzio, and 38 miles south of Rome.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Dungannon War Memorial - WWII Dungannon
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1 American Battle Monuments Commission Details of Private Robert McLaughlin
2 Photo ofPrivate Robert McLaughlin's grave marker
3 Wikipedia - S Mine Details of the German S-Mine
4 WW2 NI Details of Private Robert Meglaughlin
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