Robert J. Buel

Missing Status

ABMC Burial Unit

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Robert J. Buel, Second Lieutenant
World War II
Service #0-424901
RankSecond Lieutenant, U.S. Army Air Forces
UnitAir Corps
Entered Service From
Date of DeathApril 14, 1942
StatusMissing In Action
Memorialized Walls of the Missing
Manila American Cemetery
Taguig City, Philippines

Purple Heart

The Purple Heart is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who after 5 April 1917 have been wounded or killed in action against an enemy of the United States or an opposing armed force, while serving with friendly foreign forces engaged in an armed conflict, as the result of acts of enemy or hostile opposing forces, as a result of terrorist attacks or attacks on peacekeeping forces since 28 March 1973, or by friendly fire in circumstance as described above.

Purple Heart