Robert Barnes Ware/ Fold 3 Database

Robert Barnes Ware Collection

Robert Barnes Ware Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Robert Barnes Ware
State of Birth:
VA
Gender:
Male
Race:
Unspecified
War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1940-1944
Entrance into Service:
Enlisted
Branch of Service:
Army
Unit of Service:
104th Medical Battalion, 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division
Location of Service:
Fort Meade, Maryland; Fort A. P. Hill, Virginia; Florida; England; Omaha Beach, Normandy, France
Battles/Campaigns:
Operation Overlord (D-Day Normandy Invasion)
Highest Rank:
Captain
Prisoner of War:
No
Service History Note:
Veteran was killed in action during the D-Day landings and subsequently buried in the Normandy American Cemetery at St. Laurent, France overlooking Omaha Beach.
Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Biography [1 item] –Typewritten document
Manuscript: Clippings [11 items] –Typewritten document
Manuscript: Correspondence [28 items] –Mixed (handwritten and typewritten documents)
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [10 items] –Typewritten document
Photograph: Mixed (Multiple types of photographs) [6 items] –Photographs
Contributor:
Robert Ware
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/41351
Subjects:
Ware, Robert Barnes
World War, 1939-1945–Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Robert Barnes Ware Collection
(AFC/2001/001/41351), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

 


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