Holan, Robert Andrew, Jr., 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
1969-1969, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
Service Years
1967 - 1969


First Lieutenant

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address

Casualty Date
Mar 24, 1969
Hostile, Died
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Hau Nghia (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Fort Snelling National Cemetery - Minneapolis, Minnesota
Wall/Plot Coordinates
28W 026

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
1st Battalion, 5th Infantry25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
  1969-1969, C Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry
  1969-1969, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1969 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (1968-69)
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Tet 69 Counteroffensive Campaign/Operation Toan Thang III
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
On March 24, 1969, Company B was assigned to provide security for Rome Plow operations north of Trung Lap. At 0845 hours, Company B received small arms, automatic weapons and RPG fire. The fire was returned with the support of artillery and helicopter gunships. One Bobcat was wounded in the contact.
At 1524 hours, Company C requested a Dust-off northwest of Trung Lap at XT 565242. An APC had detonated an AT mine. Three dead Bobcats and three wounded bobcats from Company C were dusted-off. The APC was a combat loss. At 1555 hours, another Dust-off was requested for a Bobcat with eardrum damage and for one with heat stroke.
At 1740 hours, Company B again received small arms and RPG fire in the same area. Fire was returned and the enemy fire was suppressed. One Bobcat was wounded in the contact.

Also KIA from C Co were
PFC John David Hamilton, Rochester, NY
PFC Dennis Michael Silveri, Honolulu, HI

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