Bahr, Richard Duncan, 1LT

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 1542, 9th Infantry Division
Service Years
1967 - 1968


First Lieutenant

One Overseas Service Bar

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Newport News, VA
Last Address
Newport News, VA

Casualty Date
Mar 07, 1968
Hostile, Died
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Kien Tuong (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Hampton National Cemetery - Hampton, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
43E 041/Section E Site 438A

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Unit Assignments
5th Battalion, 60th Infantry 9th Infantry Division
  1967-1968, 1542, C Company, 5th Battalion, 60th Infantry
  1967-1968, 1542, 9th Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Colleges Attended 
University of Virginia
  1963-1967, University of Virginia
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

His wife is pictured below. Rebecca Susan Burgess was the daughter of George Herbert & Vivian Bair Burgess. She married Lt. Richard Duncan Bahr and was widowed during the Vietnam War. Becky was a graduate of Duke University, with a Masters from Cornell and a Doctorate from Emory. After many years, she changed her name back to Burgess using her husbands surname name as her middle name.
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