Frank B. Robinson

Company C 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 06/07/1944

 

 

Frank B. Robinson was born in Nebraska in 1920. He enlisted in the Nebraska National Guard on
December 23, 1940, at Omaha, Nebraska. He completed four years of High School, and listed his
civilian occupation as Carpenter. He was single, with no dependents. His religion was listed as Protestant.
He was married before shipping overseas.

After serving in the Army as an enlisted man he graduated from Officer Candidate School and
became an officer.

The date of his assignment to the 22nd Infantry is unknown. He was with the Regiment at least by 1943
as he was awarded the Good Conduct Medal in General Orders No. 5 Headquarters 22nd Infantry
on June 8, 1943 at Fort Dix, New Jersey. At the time of the award his rank was 2nd Lieutenant.

2nd Lieutenant Frank B. Robinson was killed in action on June 7, 1944, during the 1st Battalion's attack
against the fortified German coastal battery at Crisbecq, France. He was reported missing in action until
June 15, 1944, when his listing was changed to killed in action with a date of June 7.

 


Above article from the Omaha World Herald Sept. 1944
Added by: Loren Bender from the
Find A Grave website created by: CWGC/ABMC

 

 

 

 

2nd Lieutenant Frank B. Robinson's decorations

 

 

 

 

Frank B. Robinson was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery
Sainte Mere-Eglise #1 at Carentan, France in Block E Row 5 Grave 92 and was moved to the permanent
cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer, most likely in 1948 when the temporary cemeteries were shut down.

Burial:
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Colleville-sur-Mer
Departement du Calvados
Basse-Normandie, France
Section G Row 17 Grave 20

 

     

Grave marker for

Frank B. Robinson

Photo by

John Tomawski

and

Andreia Lino

 

 

 

 

 

 


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