Robert B. Bruce Military Record
Robert was born November 18, 1892 in Scotland.
His parents were Alexander and Jessie Bruce.
They arrived in New York in 1895, when Robert was two years old.
This record shows he enlisted in the Naval Reserve on March 28, 1917 when he was 24 years old.
By December of that year he was appointed as Chief Yeoman at the Brooklyn Navy Yard.
A yeoman is an enlisted service member within the United States Navy that performs administrative and clerical work as their primary role and assignment.
On February 4, 1925, he married Helen M. Bechtold (1893-1957).
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