Lewis, Robert Russell, 1LT

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 1542, C Company, 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry
Service Years
1967 - 1968

Infantry

First Lieutenant


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Home State
South Dakota
South Dakota
Year of Birth
1942
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Pierre
Last Address
Pierre


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

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1982, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified]2 - Assoc. Page
  2010, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry 196th Infantry Brigade (Light) 23rd Infantry Division (Americal)
  1967-1968, 1542, C Company, 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry
  1967-1968, 1542, 196th Infantry Brigade (Light)
  1967-1968, 1542, 23rd Infantry Division (Americal)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
 Additional Information

Last Known Activity
ATTACK ON NIGHT POSITION 7 KM NORTHEAST OF HIEP DUC VILLAGE, per COFFELT. 

  

Comments/Citation
He was injured from wounds he received while on patrol and died from his those injured five days later in South Vietnam.

   
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