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Sgt Robert J. Niland
Birth: 1919
Tonawanda
Erie County
New York, USA
Death: Jun. 6, 1944
Basse-Normandie, France

US Army soldier; Sergeant, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division. 
 
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 Parents:
  Michael C Niland (1878 - 1964)
  Augusta Witzke Niland (1882 - 1964)
 
 Siblings:
  Clarissa M Niland (1910 - 1996)*
  Edward F. Niland (1912 - 1984)*
  Preston T. Niland (1915 - 1944)*
  Margaret Niland McRae (1916 - 1986)*
  Robert J. Niland (1919 - 1944)
  Frederick William Niland (1920 - 1983)*
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Killed in battle
 
Burial:
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Colleville-sur-Mer
Departement du Calvados
Basse-Normandie, France
Plot: Plot F, Row 15, Grave 11
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Nov 22, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 7053
Sgt Robert J. Niland
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Thank You for your ultimate sacrifice and that of your brother during the Normandy Invasion. You helped save the world from tyranny, and gave us the FREEDOMS we enjoy today. Rest in Heavenly Peace.
- Juliet Wills
 Added: Aug. 24, 2017
Thank you and God bless you for your service to our great Nation. Rest in Peace.
- LTC B, USAR (ret)
 Added: Aug. 10, 2017
God bless you throughout the Summer, the season of life at its fullest. Rest in Peace.
- Rick
 Added: Jun. 29, 2017
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