Veterans' Memorial Project

Robert Charles Blunck

Chicago, IL

World War II

College: Commerce & Business Administration

Graduation Year: 1941

Service Branch: Army

Rank: Captain

Date of Birth: 07/23/1918

Date of Death: 07/31/1944

Affiliations: Theta Chi; Accountancy Club; Black Hawk Troop; Cavalry Officers Club; Scabbard and Blade; Freshman Varsity Polo Squad; Varsity Polo Squad; 2nd Lt, University Brigade; Polo Association

Captain Blunck served with the 35th Tank Battalion, 4th Armored Division. He is buried at the Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France, Plot C Row 11 Grave 39. He was awarded the Silver Star and Purple Heart.

-taken from Web site above and University records

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