Robert Doxey was born and raised in Park Ridge, New Jersey. When he was 21, Doxey enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in New York City. After basic training, he attended Sea School in Norfolk, Virginia. He served as part of a security detail on board the USS Hermitage during World War II.
- Links to Oral History Sessions: Doxey, Robert (July 18, 2012)
- Conflict(s): World War II
- Military Branch & Unit: Marine Corps
- Theater(s): Pacrific; CBI