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Capt. Robert B. Conlon, US Army

Date of death: May 21, 1944
Home of record: Broward County, Florida
Status: KIA
Distinguished Service Cross
Awarded posthumously for actions during the World War II
Captain (Field Artillery) Robert B. Conlon, United States Army, was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross (Posthumously) for extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an armed enemy while serving with the 93d Armored Field Artillery Battalion, in action against enemy forces on 21 May 1944. Captain Conlon's intrepid actions, personal bravery and zealous devotion to duty at the cost of his life, exemplify the highest traditions of the military forces of the United States and reflect great credit upon himself, his unit, and the United States Army.
Action Date: 21-May-44