Pvt. Lee George Bobb | May 19, 1925 – March 13, 1945

Lee George Bobb was killed in action in Germany on March 13, 1945. He was a native of Shawano, WI. Lee is my 1st cousin, once removed. Before  his induction into the armed forces in February, 1944, he worked for the Four Wheel Drive Auto Co. in Clintonville, WI.

He left for Fort Sheridan, IL on June 27, 1944, then was sent to Camp Blanding, FL, and later to Fort Meade, MD. Lee went overseas with the infantry in December, 1944. He was killed shortly after his unit crossed the Rhine river in the invasion of Germany.



Lee was originally buried in the US Military Cemetery #1, Henri-Chapelle, Belgium, until the war in Europe ended. He was then re-buried in the Bobb family plot in St. Rose Cemetery, Clintonville.

3 Responses to “Pvt. Lee George Bobb | May 19, 1925 – March 13, 1945”

  1. 1 Reference Services June 1, 2009 at 8:16 am

    So sad that he lost his life!

  2. 2 Judith Richards Shubert June 1, 2009 at 5:48 pm

    I’m glad you shared your cousin with us. I’m sure family members everywhere were pleased to have the bodies of their loved ones brought back to the U.S. to be buried at home. Thanks for this tribute to Pvt. Bobb.

  3. 3 Lee hennigan December 12, 2015 at 6:28 am

    Lee bobb is my great uncle and I have his Purple Heart and diploma is there anymore information anyone has in him if love to learn more?

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