Born 3 March 1909, Milo, Bledsoe County, Tennessee
Died 28 November 1946

Shipfitter Second Class

Robert Swafford served on the U.S.S. Idaho and the U.S.S. Newberry. He is buried at Gentry Cemetery, Summer City, Bledsoe County, Tennessee. He was the son of Darius Swafford and Qua Frances.

The Ludington Daily News (Ludington, Michigan) Saturday 30 November 1946
Sailor killed. Battle Creek – Robert Swafford, 39, on terminal leave from the Navy, was killed Friday when a car struck him.

  • Rank: Shipfitter Second Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 3 March 1909
  • Date of death: 28 November 1946
  • County: Bledsoe
  • Service Branch: Navy
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Bronze Star
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Gentry Cemetery, Summer City, Bledsoe County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VI, Middle Panel
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