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Robert EASTAUGH (1922-2008)
Robert Richard EASTAUGH , son of George EASTAUGH (1876- ) and Catherine MORGAN (1883-1969), was born on 13 December 1922 in Saugus, Massachusetts, USA. In 1930 he was resident in Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA, In February 1943 he was a Parachute Packer. On 5 March 1943 he was a Soldier (Private) in Boston, USA. In 1946 he was a Parks department. He married Vera Jean BROWN in 1952. In 1993 he was resident in Newton Highlands, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA, 15 Frances St. His U.S. Social Security Number was 026-18-3327 in 2008. He died on 15 August 2008 in Metrowest Medical Centre, Natick, Massachusetts, USA. He was buried on 19 August 2008 in Thesmore Funeral Home.
US Death record mentions
"Associated Person": Devin Hartley, 1208 Park Garden Rd, Great Falls, Cascade, Montana, 59404, USA.
Obituary: Thesmore Funeral Home
Birthplace: Saugus, MA
Resided In: Newton Highlands, MA
Robert Eastaugh, 85, of Newton Highlands, died Friday, August 15, 2008 at the Metrowest Medical Center in Natick. He was the husband of Vera Jean Eastaugh who passed in 1997.
He was a WWII Veteran who courageously served his country in North Africa and Italy. Robert was an avid fisherman who worked for over 37 years for the Town of Brookline.
He is survived by two sons, Thomas Eastaugh and his wife Susan and their daughters, Laura and Jennifer, all of Holliston., and Steven Eastaugh and his son Robert of Washington, D.C.
Robert volunteered to serve in North Africa and was one of the first American soldiers to serve in World War II. He served in North Africa under Patton and was later wounded and received a purple heart.
A German had a clear shot at him with whatRobert called a machine pistol, but the kick made the German miss and hit his arm.
Later he would serve in Italy under Bradley and finish his time after the war in Italy. He finished as a Sargent and after the War ended he worked as a MP assisting the Italian Police authorities.He returned back the United States in 1946 and soon after his return he would take a job with the Town of Brookline Park Department.
Vera Jean BROWN was born on 6 November 1931 in Morrisville, Vermont. Her U.S. Social Security Number was 008-20-1184 in 1997. She died on 15 May 1997 in Newton Highlands. She and Robert Richard EASTAUGH had the following children: