Robert N. DalSanto
USS West Virginia
Robert Napoleon Dal Santo, Field Musician Corporal, born July 29, 1923, Iron Mountain, MI. He enlisted in the USMC Jan. 16, 1943; attended boot training at San Diego, CA and was assigned to Naval Radio Station, Port Blakely, WA, June 11,1943. He reached the rank of field musician corporal. From April 6, 1944-July 20, 1945, he served on the USS West Virginia as part of the Marine Ships Detachment. Aboard ship he served as a bugler and a quad 40 crew member.
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