PRINE, Robert F

PRINE, Robert F

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PRINE, Robert France

Servicenumber: 39302616 Prine_Robert_F

Age: 25
Born: 2 May 1919, Goldendale, Klickitat County, Washington
Hometown: Crook County, Oregon
Family: Martin N. Prine (father)
Mary B. (LaForge)  Prine (mother)
William M. Prine (brother)
Gloria (Dawn) Prine (wife)
Rank: Private First Class
Function: Not available
Regiment: 104th Infantry Regiment
Battalion: Not available
Division – Transport: 26th Infantry Division
Company – Squadron: Not available
Unit – Group: -
Plane data:
(Serialnumber, MACR, etc.)
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Date of death: 6 January 1945
Status: KIA
Place of death: Germany
Spot: Not available
Awards: Purple Heart
Gravenumber: Plot F, Row 12, Grave 15
Cemetery: American War Cemetery Henri-Chapelle
Biography: -
Other information: Robert France Prine was born in Goldendale, Washington. The family moved to Prineville about a year later and he attended school here. Three years ago he entered the army engineers and for more than two years was in an engineer group working on the Alean highway. In 1942 he was married at Dawson Creek, Canada, to Miss Gloria Dawn.
Last November Pfc Prine went overseas with an engineer unit, later being transferred to an infantry replacement battalion. He was sent to the front during the battle of Luxembourg early in January and was reported killed in action on January 6. Mrs. Prine and their two-year-old daughter remained in Dawson Creek.

Source of information: Astrid van Erp, www.wwiimemorial.com, www.findagrave.com

Photo source: Peter Schouteten