Robert C. Yingling
Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Robert C. Yingling was born in
Pennsylvania on December 30, 1922. In his enlistment record
his birth year is given as 1921. He enlisted in the Quartermaster Corps of the National Guard
on February 17, 1941 at York, Pennsylvania. His home of residence was listed as York,
Pennsylvania and his civilian occupation was listed as Semiskilled Upholsterers.
He had completed two years of High School and was single with no dependents.
His religion was listed as Protestant.
Technician Grade 4 Yingling was killed in action in Germany, near Bad Mergentheim, on April 2, 1945.
Robert C. Yingling was buried in
the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Saint Avold Cemetery, Metz, France and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Pennsylvania.
Yoe Union Cemetery
Grave marker for Robert
The Division is incorrectly stated on the marker.
Photo by Sheila (Horn) Strickler from the Find A Grave website
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