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Arthur John Roberts, Jr.

Graduating Class of 1942
Served in World War II
Attached photograph of Ensign Roberts

Ensign
Arthur John Roberts, Jr.

Navy

Hometown

Belleville, WI

Date of Birth

Location of Death

Pacific Ocean

Date of Death

Location of Burial

Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Taguig, Philippines

More About Ensign Roberts

Ensign Roberts saw active duty with the fleet in the Solomons.

Ens. Roberts was killed in action in the Pacific war theater, and is buried on a beach on Tulagi Island. A Cannon-class destroyer escort titled the USS Roberts (DE-749) was named in his honor. It was commissioned September 2, 1944, and decommissioned September 21, 1968.