Thomas J. Robbins

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Captain Thomas J. Robbins, M.D.

[Unknown D.O.B.] – 23 June 1941

Personal History

Robbins was born in Heber Springs, Arkansas. He attended Arkansas State Teachers College from 1935 to 1937, and the Arkansas University School of Medicine. His parents were Dr. and Mrs. L. E. Robbins. He married Martha Haranas Robbins in Heber Springs, Arkansas.

Robbins entered the military in July of 1942. He was serving as an intern at the time he entered the armed service. He served in the Carlisle Barracks in Pennsylvania, the 3rd Field Artillery of the 9th Armored Division at Fort Riley in Kansas, and at Camp Chaffee in Arkansas. He also served as Battalion Surgeon of the 397th Field Artillery of the 16th Division as well as the 47th Infantry Regiment of the 9th Division as Assistant Regimental Surgeon.

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Robbins was killed in action in Cherbourg, Normandy.