Hamilton County

Fireman 2/c Robert Starkey




Robert Starkey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Starkey of this city, has been selected for shore duty at San Salvidor, Brazil, following completion of advanced training at Norfolk, Va.  The youth spent a short leave here recently following his graduation from the fire control school at Coddington Point, R.I.

Source: Daily Freeman Journal, Webster City, IA – April 1, 1943  (photo included)

Robert Lee Starkey was born May 8, 1923 to Charles and Mable May Olmstead Starkey. He died Dec. 23, 1970 in Portsmouth, VA.

Fireman 2/c  Starkey served in the U.S. Navy in World War II.

Source: ancestry.com