Voltz, Robert Francis

Date of birth:
December 20th, 1920 (Chicago/Illinois, United States)
Date of death:
December 26th, 1983
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

Robert Francis Voltz married with Irene Lewis. The couple had six children.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Ensign
Unit:
Pilot Torpedo Squadron 81 (VT-81), U.S.S. Natoma Bay (CVE-62)
Action:
Synopsis:
"For extraordinary heroism in operations against the enemy while serving as Pilot of a carrier-based Navy Torpedo Plane in Torpedo Squadron EIGHTY-ONE (VT-81), embarked from the U.S.S. NATOMA BAY (CVE-62), in action on 25 October 1944, during the Battle for Leyte Gulf in the Philippine Islands. His outstanding courage and determined skill were at all times inspiring and in keeping with the highest traditions of the United States Naval Service."
Navy Cross

Sources

  • - Sterner C.D., Recipients of The Navy Cross, 1916 - Present
    - Familie
    - Home of Heroes