Veterans' Memorial Project

Robert Herndon Goforth

Brownsville, TX

World War II

College: Liberal Arts & Sciences

Graduation Year: Attended 1942

Service Branch: Navy

Rank: Lieutenant Junior Grade

Date of Birth: 11/20/1921

Date of Death: 09/12/1944

Affiliations: Tau Kappa Epsilon; Dixie Illini Club

Lt. Goforth was killed in action on Leyte, Philippine Islands. He is buried at Arlington National Cemetery, Section 12 Site 5709, Washington, DC.

– taken from University and public records

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