Robert Berwick - Ensign

Rank: Ensign
Date Of Birth: Apr 12, 1923
Date Of Death: Apr 1, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Knoxville, Iowa
Gold Star Hall - Wall Location: West Wall (by Entrance Door)

Biography

Year at ISU: 1944

Ensign Robert Abram Berwick was born to Elmo R. Berwick and Gladys Abram Berwick in Knoxville, Iowa on April 12, 1923. He lived for a time in Des Moines, Iowa.

Robert graduated from Notre Dame as an Ensign in January 1944 and graduated from Harvard Naval School that July. He left the States for sea duty in the South Pacific in August of 1944. He took part in the invasions of Peleliu, Leyte Gulf, Siargao Straights Naval Action, Formosa and finally was a part of Task Force No. 58 actions operating off Okinawa and Japan.

He died off the coast of Okinawa on April 1, 1945.