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Robert E. Curtin Oral History

Identifier: OH461


  • 1998


Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

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The collection is open for research.

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Biographical / Historical

Robert Edward "Fog" Curtin was born on May 1, 1922 in Cleveland, Ohio to Forrest and Hettie Curtin. He graduated from Columbus Aquinas High School in 1940. He enlisted in the Army in Columbus, Ohio on June 23, 1942. He later went to officer's candidate school in Fort Sill, Oklahoma where he was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant on April 8, 1944. In 1945, Curtin joined the 10th Mountain Division in Italy as an officer with Battery C of the 616th Field Artillery Battalion. He later attained the rank of 1st Lieutenant before being dischared on May 4, 1946. Curtin died on August 18, 2001 in Columbus, Ohio.


809.7 Megabytes (1 MP4 digital video file)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift; Matthew Curtin; 2016.

Related Materials

Repository also has: Robert E. Curtin papers (TMD346).

Processing Information

Repository also has: Robert E. Curtin papers (WH346).

Robert E. Curtin Oral History
Keli Schmie
March 22, 2022
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Repository Details

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