S Sg. Robert Oscar Dotson

 

 

Robert O. Dotson

ID: 34013065
Entered the Service From:
Tennessee
Rank:
Staff Sergeant

Service:
 U.S. Army, 117th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division

Died:
Wednesday, July 26, 1944
Buried at: 
Normandy American Cemetery
Location: 
Colleville-sur-Mer, France
Plot: Row: 18 Grave: 12

Awards:
Purple Heart

 

 

 

Staff Sgt. Robert Oscar Dotson is reported missing in action since July 26.  Sgt. Dotson entered the service in 1941 and had been overseas since January 19th.  He is the son of the late Rev. O.R. and Mary Jane Dotson.  He also has a wife and child, four brothers and one sister.  It is hoped he may yet be living.

 

 

S SG Robert O. Dotson
ID: 34013065
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Hometown: Blount County, TN
Status: KIA


 

Robert O. Dotson


BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Army

HOMETOWN
Maryville, TN

HONORED BY
Ms. Mildred Hippele, Daughter
ACTIVITY DURING WWII
VOLUNTEER MISSING IN ACTION ST. LO, FRANCE JULY 26, 1944. SERIAL NUMBER 34 013 065. AWARDED MEDALS.

 

U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946

Name:

Robert O Dotson

Birth Year:

1914

Race:

White, Citizen (White)

Nativity State or Country:

Tennessee

State of Residence:

Tennessee

County or City:

Blount

 

 

Enlistment Date:

14 Jan 1941

Enlistment State:

Georgia

Enlistment City:

Fort Oglethorpe

Branch:

Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA

Branch Code:

Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA

Grade:

Private

Grade Code:

Private

Term of Enlistment:

Enlistment for Hawaiian Department

Component:

Selectees (Enlisted Men)

Source:

Civil Life

 

 

Education:

Grammar school

Civil Occupation:

Semiskilled inter-industry metal working occupations, n.e.c.

Marital Status:

Married

Height:

71

Weight:

187

 

 

Researcher and Designer

Joy Locke & Joe Irons