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Subject: SHIPMATES FROM IWO JIMA


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ROBERT L. SINCLAIR, RM
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Date Posted: 23:14:51 03/25/04 Thu

HI
I AM LOOKING FOR ANYONE THAT WOULD HAVE BEEN STATIONED WITH A ROBERT L.SINCLAIR,RADIOMAN. HE WAS ON AN LCT AT
IOW JIMA. HE WAS ASSIGNED TO THE MARINES AS A BEACH JUMPER AND WAS THERE THE NIGHT BEFORE. HE WAS WITH THE 4TH MARINE
DIV. HE HAD HIS RIGHT HAND CRUSHED BETWEEN TWO SHIPS AND WAS TAKEN TO AN APR?AND NOT A REGULAR HOSPITAL SHIP FOR MEDICAL HELP.A BABY DOCTOR SAVED HIS HAND BY WIRING IT. BOB'S MEDICAL RECORDS DO NOT HAVE ANY INFORMATION. HE WAS GIVEN 30%DISABILTIY WHEN HE WAS DISCHARGED IN 1946 BUT GOT CALLED BACK IN 1950.
HIS HAND IS SO FINELY WIRED THE X RAYS DON'T SHOW IT.
THE VA DOESN'T SEEM TO BE MUCH HELP OR CARE.
IN HELPING US FIND OUT WHAT HAPPEND.
OUR PHONE IS 916-721-3922 IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION OR
E MAIL US.
THANKS
BOB SINCLAIR

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