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Obituaries > PAINE, ROBERT I.

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4 (INS)—Marine Private Robert I. Paine, 20-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. John J. Paine, of Cambridge, Mass., has been awarded the Silver Star Medal posthumously for gallantry during an attack on enemy forces [August 7, 1942] on Tulagi, Solomon Islands.