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Robert Shirley10/5/1912-1/16/1945, Age 32

Mr. Shirley was from Pontiac, MI.  He was a member of the U.S. Army, 315th Infantry Regiment, 79th Infantry Division.  He and his wife had been married for a short period before he was drafted.  Prior to being drafted, he was a teacher.  He was shot by a sniper in the head, right below the helmet in Hatten, France.  After being shot, he walked to the aide station but later died.  He is buried in Lorraine American Cemetery in St. Avold, France.