Technical Sergeant Robert Bruce Haworth US Army, 34044260. He was born 1919 in Tennessee to Isaac Richard Haworth and Flora E. Thompson. He had been overseas for 11 months. He was assigned to the 46th Armored Infantry Battalion, 5th Armored Division. During the Battle of Kleinhau, it was under the command of the 4th Infantry Division.

Buried at Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, Belgium, B, 14, 1

A Memorial plaque located at the site of the battle states:

The Battle of Kleinhau and Hill 401.3
Hürtgen Forest, Germany, November 30, 1944

On this date at 0700, from 1 mile west, at the edge of a forest, the 46th US Arm’d Inf. Bn., then attached to the 4th Inf. Division, attacked to the east upgrade over an open field, towards its two objectives– Kleinhau and Hill 401.3, about 2000 yards distance. The battle raged all day; by nightfall Kleinhau was seized and hill 401.3 was captured by the Battalion. But not without a devastating loss. The Battalion suffered over 40 casualties during this fierce engagement between November 30 and December 2, 1944.

  • Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Date of birth:
  • 28 January 1919
  • Date of death: 2 December 1944
  • County: Jefferson
  • Hometown: Jefferson City
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 46th Armored Infantry Battalion, 5th Armored Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Battles: Hürtgen Forest
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, Henri-Chapelle, Belgium
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XII, Bottom Panel
  • Sponsored by: John B. Romeiser

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