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GILBREATH, Robert Douglas

Servicenumber: 34976390






Age: 32
Born: 28 August 1912, La Fayette, Walker County, Georgia
Hometown: La Fayette, Walker County, Georgia
Family: Robert H. Gilbreath (father)
Ruth L. (Robinson) Gilbreath (mother)
Joseph B. Gilbreath (brother)
Viola B. Gilbreath (sister)
Cooper Gilbreath (brother)
Georgia Gilbreath (wife)
Rank: Private
Function: Not available
Regiment: 10th Infantry Regiment
Battalion: Not available
Division - Transport: 5th Infantry Division
Company Squadron: Not available
Unit - Group: -
Plane data: (Serialnumber, MACR, etc.) -
Date of death: 5 December 1944
Status: DOW
Place of death: Not available
Spot: Not available
Awards: Purple Heart
Gravenumber: Plot G, Row 7, Grave 14
Cemetery: American War Cemetery Lorraine
Biography: -
Other information: Pvt Robert D. Gilbreath enlisted at Ft. McPherson, Atlanta, Georgia.

He worked on a farm before he enlisted.

At the time of his death the 10th Infantry Regiment was engaged in the vicinity of Creutzwald –Ludweiller on the French –German border.

He was first buried in the U.S. Temporary Cemetery Limey, Toul, France.

Source of information: Leo Minne, ,, – WWII Enlistment Record, - 1920 – 1930 - 1940 Census / Headstone and Interment Record 1942-1949 / Broome-Hobbs Family Tree,
A footsoldier for Patton / Michael C. Bilder James G. Bilder, The 5th Infantry division in the ETO, 

Photo source: -


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