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ID: 16057734
Entered the Service From: Michigan
Rank: Private First Class

Service: U.S. Army, 413rd Infantry Regiment, 104th Infantry Division

Died: Wednesday, December 06, 1944
Buried at: Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery
Location: Henri-Chapelle, Belgium
Plot: A Row: 11 Grave: 6

Awards: Purple Heart

Pfc Robert S. Seeley

PFC. Robert Seeley served in company M in the 413th Infantry Regiment. Company M was a heavy weapons company.


His obituary:


Mrs. Margaret L. Seeley (Margaret Crawford), who lives at 422 West Eleventh street, received a telegram from the War Department this morning advising her that her husband, Pfc. Robert Seeley, died in as the result of wounds received in action on November 27. His death occurred on December sixth. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. D. L. Seeley of Williamsburg.

HOLD MEMORIAL— Memorial services for Pfc. Robert S. Seeley were held Sunday, December 24th at the Williamsburg Methodist Cliurch, of which he was an active member until his induction into the U. S. Army. He graduated from the Williamsburg High School in 1940, and had three years at Central Teacher's College. He enlisted in the army in July, 1942 and entered training on June 26, 1943 at Camp Croft , S. C. After completing his basic training he attended the University of Delaware for six months under A. S. T. P. He was then transferred to Camp Carson, Colorado , where he remained five months. Late in August he left for overseas and served in , and Holland and was with the Canadian First Army in the drive for the Maas River . His division was then transferred to the American First Army where he remained until he was wounded Nov. 27th. He was taken to a hospital in where he died December 6th. He leaves his wife, Margaret and infant son, Bobby, of

422 West Eleventh street, Traverse City, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. L. Seeley-and a brother, Everett, of Williamsburg and a sister, Mrs. Ellsworth Van Stee, of Midland, Mich.