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For information about the Veterans Park contact:

Nederland Parks & Recreation Department
2301 Avenue H
Nederland, TX 77627 
Phone: 409-724-0773


For information about the Database contact:

Marion & Ed Hughes
Public Library

2712 Nederland Avenue
Nederland, TX 77627 
Phone: 409-722-1255

Database Number   387
Name   Horne, Robert Walter
Birth Date   14 January 1944
Birth Place   Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Texas
Death Date    
Death Place    
Cause of Death    
Place of Burial    
Service Branch   Marine Corps


  2nd Marine Air Wing, VMFA 323, MAG 24
Rank/Grade   Corporal (E-4)
Date of Enlistment   7 August 1962
Date of Discharge   19 October 1966
Service Occupation   A/C Elect.
Decorations   Good Conduct Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Navy Unit Commendation Ribbon; Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (Dominican Republic)
Locations of Military Service   NAS Memphis, Tennessee; NAS Jacksonville, Florida; Marine Base, Cherry Point, North Carolina
War, Operation or Conflict   Operation Power Pack, Dominican Republic, 1965-1966
Note:   Also a member of the USMC Drum & Bugle Corps at NAS Memphis in 1963
Father   Thomas W. Horne, Sr.
Mother   Zetta Faye Horne
Spouse   Regina Horne
Date of Marriage    
Additional Biographical Information   Currently (2016) a member of: Southeast Texas Veterans Service Group; Marine Corps League; Elks Lodge #311, Veterans Committee.
Civilian Occupation   President and Owner of Analytical Sales & Service in Nederland, Texas for 41 years.
Date Added to Database   4 February 2016
Source of Service Information   Veteran and Discharge document
Newspaper Articles  

Midcounty Review
18 April 1963, pg. 12


Midcounty Review
9 April 1964, pg. 22