Robert Vitatoe was killed in action on 6 June 1918 by enemy shell-fire in an attack on the town of Bouresches, Aisne, France. He served with the 6th Marines, 2nd Infantry Division. He is buried at Aisne-Marne Cemetery, France (A, 10, 39).

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 27 June 1898
  • Date of death: 6 June 1918
  • County: Campbell
  • Hometown: Cotula
  • Service Branch: Marine Corps
  • Division/Assignment: 6th US Marine Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War I
  • Battles: Toulon Sector, Aisne Defensive, Chateau-Thierry Sector
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Aisne-Marne American Cemetery, Belleau, France
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar II, Middle Panel
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