Roberts, Charles Dwaine, 2LT

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Last Rank
Second Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Field Artillery
Last Primary MOS
1193-Field Artillery Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Field Artillery (Officer)
Primary Unit
1969-1969, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
Service Years
1967 - 1969

Field Artillery

Second Lieutenant


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Home State
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
Year of Birth
1944
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Maysville
Last Address
Norman (Home of Record)

Casualty Date
Aug 12, 1969
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Tay Ninh (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Maysville Cemetery - Maysville, Oklahoma
Wall/Plot Coordinates
19W 008

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 Unit Assignments
Officer Candidate School (Artillery) Fort Sill, OK2nd Battalion, 77th Field Artillery Regiment25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
  1968-1969, 0006, Officer Candidate School (Artillery) Fort Sill, OK
  1969-1969, 1193, 2nd Battalion, 77th Field Artillery Regiment/B Battery
  1969-1969, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Colleges Attended 
University of Oklahoma
  1962-1967, University of Oklahoma
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Lt. Roberts was serving as a Forward Observer with Company A, 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division at the time of his death.  He and four other members of the unit were killed in the action of that day.

Charles was interred at Maysville Cemetery, Maysville, Garvin County, Oklahoma. 

He left a wife and daughter at his passing.  His wife passed away in May 2009.

Bless them . . .
   
Comments/Citation
Lieut Charles Dwaine Roberts
 
Birth:  May 30, 1944
Norman
Cleveland County
Oklahoma, USA
Death:  Aug. 12, 1969
Tay Ninh, Vietnam

2LT 01. KIA from small arms fire while serving as an atrillery forward observer. B Battery, 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry (Wolfhounds) Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, U.S. Army. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall: Panel 19W, Line 8.
Killed in the same action were: SSG Denny R. Lappin (1944-1969), Canton, Ohio; CPL Stephen Allen Snidow (1948-1969), Fort Smith, Arkansas; James Henry Marshal, Selma, Lalabama (1949-1969); and, PFC Aaron B. Smith (1946-1969), Kansas City, Kansas.
LT Roberts was a graduate of Maysville (OK) High School and the University of Oklahoma (BBA, 1967). 
 
   
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