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Robert J. Rust

Home of record: Portland Oregon


Navy and Marine Corps Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Civil War

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Seaman First Class Robert J. Rust, United States Navy, was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal for heroic conduct in rescuing a young woman off Long Beach, Washington, on 15 July 1945.

General Orders: Bureau of Naval Personnel Information Bulletin No. 352 (July 1946)

Action Date: July 15, 1945

Service: Navy

Rank: Seaman First Class