Paratrooper Robert Warner of the 82nd Airborne Division, 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR) made 3 combat parachute drops, Normandy "Operation Neptune", Netherlands "Operation Market Garden" Ardenes which led into the Battle of the Bulge in the Ardenes Forest and the final combat jump, Rhineland "Operation Varsity" at the Wars end on March 24th, 1945 when he was wounded in combat.
Private Investigator Bill Warner remembered his father, Robert Warner, as a sports fan. "He was very sports-minded, a big Yankees fan, a big-time golfer," he said."When he was older, he was still shooting in the low 80s."
* During the invasion, Seaman William (Bill) Warner was stationed on a Coast Guard cutter in the English Channel. The cutter and crew helped rescue Allied troops during the critical days of the invasion, according to a newspaper story in August 1944. William was in his late teens at the time. After the war, he graduated from Binghamton University in 1951. He had attended Binghamton Central at the same time as science fiction writer Rod Serling.