A photo of SSgt Robert Loran Pellicot's Headstone is below.
His name is spelled PELLICOTT and his date of birth October 17, 1923.
His return home to Baltimore National Cemetery began with the below
letter dated 28 June 1948 from
Major General Larkin to Mrs Minnie Pellicot.
In there he requests that she complete and return the form titled
Request for Disposition of Remains.
Mrs Helen Pellicot ( widowed mother ) married Arthur Emmons 21 November
Mrs Minnie Pellicot ( wife ) married Russell V Oden 25 May 1948
Letter from Major General Larkin sent to Mrs Minnie Pellicot 28 June
Mrs Helen Emmons filled out and signed the form Request for Disposition
of Remains on 9 July 1948.
This may have taken place at the Maryland Veterans' Commission as
the signature on
this document matches a letter in Page 2
Mrs Minnie Pellicot was the legal next of kin but there are no documents
Sgt Pellicot's IDPF indicating that she relinquished her authority.
Mrs Helen Emmons signed the form as Next of Kin.
In Page 4 is a document sent to Mrs Emmons that concerns her son's
SSgt Pellicot's name is misspelled as PELLICOTT.
His date of birth is handwritten as October 17, 1923.
His correct date of birth, based on his Draft Registration form, is
17 October 1922.
On 17 January 1949 SSgt Pellicot's remains were placed on board
US Army Transport ( USAT ) Star Reefer at Yokohama.
Additional details are in Page 3