Robert Burnett Randle was born on 27 September 1912 at Chattanooga, Tennessee, the son of Robert Wells Randle and Nancy Parlie “Nannie” Burnett.
He was Killed in action near Schmidt, Germany. He was initially buried at Margraten War Cemetery, the Netherlands
Buried at Chattanooga National Cemetery, Y, 417

The Chattanooga Daily Times, February 23, 1945
T4 Robert B. Randle, 32, son of Mrs. R.W. Randle, 2211 Long street was reported killed in action in Germany on Feb. 7. He entered the army in August, 1943 and had served overseas since last October. He served in an infantry division and had been awarded the Combat Infantryman’s Badge, which he sent his mother recently. He attended Chattanooga High School and before entering the army he had been employed at the Star Box Company here. He was the brother of Sgt. W.A. (Happy) Randle, who is now serving in Belgium. He was an active member of the Baptist Tabernacle here.

The Chattanooga Daily Times, 3 November 1948
Funeral services for Sgt. Robert B. Randle of Chattanooga, who was killed in action in Germany Feb. 7, 1945, will be held at the graveside in National Cemetery. Full military honors will be accorded.
Sgt. Randle was killed near Schmidt, Germany, when the 78th (Lightning) Division pushed toward the Schwammenauel Dam. He was a member of the Second Baptist Church and was secretary of the Sunday School when he entered military service in August, 1943. He is survived by his mother, Mrs. R.W. Randle, and one brother, W.A. (Happy) Randle of the Chattanooga police department.

  • Rank: Technician Fourth Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 27 September 1912
  • Date of death: 7 February 1945
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Chattanooga
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 310th Infantry
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XI, Middle Panel
  • Contact us to sponsor Robert B. Randle

Image Gallery

Click a thumbnail below to view at full size.

Submit more information on this veteran →