New Milford
Robert J. Burns New Milford

Entered service August 17, 1942…Trained at Indiantown Gap, Pa.
May, June, July, 1943..Served at Fort Dix, Fort Hamilton, O.M.
Camp Kilmer, 200 Port Co., Indiantown Gap, Camp Stoneman, Honolulu, Leyte, Okinawa, Korea…14 days trip from Korea to Seattle…Met Al Bliss in Hawaii.. Awards: Ribbon for Leyte and Okinawa…Date of discharge December 21, 1945…Graduated New Milford Junior High School 1938.

New Milford in World War II
By: Teresa Martin 
Copyright May 30, 1947

Background image of a U.S. Marine charging forward through Japanese machine gun fire on Okinawa obtained from: