Robert James Archibald
Captain, United States Marine Corps
Captain, United States Marine Corps. Aviator. Killed in the line of duty. April 27, 1892-November 1, 1928. Buried with full military honors in Section 6 of Arlington National Cemetery.
Buried with him is his wife, Ann Archibald,
who lived 25 years after he was killed. January 14, 1894-January 17, 1953.
ARCHIBALD, ROBERT J.
Captain, U.S. Marine Corps
Aircraft Squadrons, 2d Marine Brigade (Nicaragua)
Date of Action: March 1927 - July 1928
Birth: Wheeling, WV
Home Town: Wheeling, WV
The Navy Cross is presented to Robert J. Archibald, Captain, U.S. Marine Corps, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as an aviator attached to the Second Brigade, U.S. Marine Corps operating in the Republic of Nicaragua from March, 1927 to July, 1928.
Captain Archibald worked unceasingly under
the most trying weather conditions, keeping the material in his charge
in order and operating against armed groups of bandits in the vicinity
of Nueva Segovia. He assisted and cooperated with the ground forces in
every way possible, and by his acts of valor inspired all members of the
ARCHIBALD, ANN M WIDOW OF ROBERT J