Backherms, Robert Wallace, Jr., GM3

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Last Primary NEC
GM-0000-Gunner's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Gunner's Mate
Primary Unit
1989-1989, GM-0000, USS Iowa (BB-61)
Service Years
- 1989
GM-Gunner's Mate

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Home State
Ohio
Ohio
Year of Birth
1959
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Backherms, Robert Wallace, Jr., GM3.
 
Contact Info
Home Town
Ravenna, Ohio
Last Address
USS Iowa (BB-61)

Date of Passing
Apr 19, 1989
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot: Section 60 Site 4074

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In the Line of Duty
  1989, In the Line of Duty [Verified]


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Robert, from Ravenna Ohio, was a sailor on the USS Iowa. He was one of 47 crewmen killed when the gun in turret #2 exploded during a training exercise. 

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 1989, In the Line of Duty
 
Title
Fallen Member (Honor Roll)

Join Year
1989
   

Last Updated: Jan 29, 2018
   
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