23 Cassin Young Crewmen Gave the Ultimate Sacrifice for there Country


Killed in Action - July 30, 1945

Taylor, Robert Samuel WT2c (T)


Date of Birth:  31 Jan-20 making him 25 when he died…


Date of Enlistment: 7 Apr-42  Enlisted from St Louis, MO

Reported Aboard: 31 Dec-43  from Rec. Station Terminal Island


Robert was in the forward fire room when the plane hit the ship.  According to the medical officers official report of casualties he had 3rd degree steam burns over his entire body.



Final Resting Places:

Buried temporarily on Zamami Shima, Ryuku Retto.

New Cambria Cemetery, New Cambria, Missouri