Name: Robert Kirkland , USA
PFC Kirkland saw service in the Southwest Pacific in WWII
STORIES FROM THE FLAGLER TRIBUNE, Bunnell, Florida:
October 12, 1944
Pfc. ROBERT KIRKLAND, husband of the former Miss Martha Clements who resides here, is a member of a unit which was given a letter of commendation from Lt. Col. Harvey F. Sellers in the Southwest Pacific for their work as "the advanced detail of the battalion from January 23 to February 4, 1944. The work of these men was exceptional in view of the limited period of time allowed for the preparation of the bivouac area in advance of the arrival of the troops."
March 22, 1945
Pvt. ROBERT KIRKLAND, infantry, who married Martha Lou Clements, is back home from two years in the Pacific, spending most of the time in New Guinea campaign. Robert was given a medical discharge a few days ago and is here with Mrs. Kirkland for a few days.
Martha Lou Clements b: 22 SEP 1924 in Flagler CO, FL
1 JUN 1942
in Valdosta, Lowndes CO, GA 1
- Living Kirkland
- Title: Flagler Tribune
Page: 6/18/1942, pg 5