Cowan, Robert Le Rhea, III, SGT

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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Cavalry
Last Primary MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1968-1969, 11B10, 23rd Infantry Division (Americal)
Service Years
1967 - 1969

Sergeant


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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1946
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Dallas
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
May 12, 1969
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Quang Ngai (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Restland Memorial Park - Dallas, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
25W 064

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 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2012, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page


 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
1st Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment198th Light Infantry Brigade23rd Infantry Division (Americal)
  1968-1969, 11B10, 1st Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment/HHT
  1968-1969, 11B10, 198th Light Infantry Brigade
  1968-1969, 11B10, 23rd Infantry Division (Americal)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Colleges Attended 
Trinity University
  1964-1966, Trinity University
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Prior to Vietnam, Sgt. Cowan had attended Trinity University in San Antonio and was part of the ROTC program there and the Pershing Rifles.

Sgt. Cowan served with 3rd Platoon, H Troop, 17th Cavalry Regiment, 198th Infantry Brigade, 23rd Infantry Division (Americal) out of Chu Lai, RVN.  His tour began on 27 March 1968.

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Notes/Links:

http://www.virtualwall.org/dc/CowanRL01a.htm
http://www.thewall-usa.com/guest.asp?recid=10741 (memorials)
http://www.h-troop17thcav.com/
http://www.americal.org/198/
   
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