Lewis, Robert Russell, 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, 196th Infantry Brigade (Light) /HHC
Service Years
1967 - 1968


First Lieutenant

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Home State
South Dakota
South Dakota
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address

Casualty Date
Jan 10, 1968
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Quang Tin (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Riverside Cemetery - Pierre, South Dakota
Wall/Plot Coordinates
34E 021

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord 23rd Infantry Division (Americal)

 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
2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment196th Infantry Brigade (Light)
  1967-1967, 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment/C Company
  1967-1968, 196th Infantry Brigade (Light) /HHC
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

First Lieutenant served with Company C, Second Battalion, First Infantry, 196th Light Infantry Brigade. He was injured from wounds he received while on patrol and died from his those injured five days later in South Vietnam.
Not Specified
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