Robert N. Wittan – First Lieutenanat, United States Army

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Robert Wittan. Hometown: Portage, Pennsylvania. Branch of service: Army. Rank: Captain. Born: June 12, 1920
Died: June 9, 1944, Anzio, three days after D-Day.

Message: His jeep hit a mine while he was on patrol. He had run over the same spot unharmed, 10 minutes earlier.

NOTE: His brother, Edgar M. Wittan, Colonel, United States Army Air Forces, was also killed in World War II and is also buried in Arlington National Cemetery.


WITTAN, ROBERT N

  • 1ST LT CO K 143 RD INF REGT USA WWII INF
  • DATE OF BIRTH: 06/12/1920
  • DATE OF DEATH: 06/09/1944
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 11  SITE 423
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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