Robert E. Gamboa

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NAME:
Robert Echave Gamboa
NICKNAME:
SERVICE NUMBER:
253920
HOME OF RECORD:
2945 1/2 S. Normandie Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
NEXT OF KIN:
Sister, Mrs. Josephine Eaton
DATE OF BIRTH:
10/1/1912
SERVICE DATES:
7/11/1936 – 1957
DATE OF DEATH:
5/15/1998
CAMPAIGN UNIT MOS RATE RESULT
Pearl Harbor First Defense Battalion PFC  
Saipan A/1/24 746 PFC
Tinian A/1/24 746 PFC
Iwo Jima A/1/24 737 Corporal WIA
INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS:
Purple Heart
LAST KNOWN RANK:
Corporal (WWII)
Technical Sergeant (Retirement)
gamboa_re_The_Honolulu_Advertiser_Sun__Mar_28__1948_
Robert Gamboa received a belated Purple Heart while serving in Hawaii after the war. The Honolulu Advertiser, 28 March 1948.

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