Stewart, Robert Cole, CPT

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Service Branch
Aviation
Last Primary MOS
1981-Rotary Wing Aviation Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Aviation (Officer)
Primary Unit
1966-1967, 1981, 1st Aviation Brigade
Service Years
1955 - 1967
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Aviation

Captain


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Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
1934
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Carthage
Last Address
Carthage

Casualty Date
Feb 15, 1967
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Chuong Thien (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Mount Hope Cemetery - Southern Pines, North Carolina
Wall/Plot Coordinates
15E 037

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 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1982, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 Ribbon Bar

Aviator Badge (Senior)
Pistol

 
 Unit Assignments
13th Aviation Battalion/336th Assault Helicopter Company164th Aviation Group1st Aviation Brigade
  1966-1967, 1981, 13th Aviation Battalion/336th Assault Helicopter Company
  1966-1967, 1981, 164th Aviation Group
  1966-1967, 1981, 1st Aviation Brigade
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1966-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

CPT Robert Cole Stewart, Vietnam Veteran, Native of Carthage, NC.

Captain Robert Cole Stewart was a casualty of the Vietnam War. As a member of the Army, CPT Stewart served our country until February 15th, 1967 in Chuong Thien, South Vietnam. He was 32 years old and was married.

His helicopter was hit by .30 and .50 caliber machine gun rounds while leading the way into a landing zone during an ARVN Operation in Chuong Thien province. His body was recovered.  He was the only Soldier to die in this incident.  He served our country for 12 years.


Robert was born on July 9th, 1934 in Carthage, North Carolina.
Capt Stewart is the son of Myrton Thomas & Doris Mae Mills Stewart of Carthage NC.

He served with the 336th Assault Helicopter Company, "Warriors", 13th Aviation Battalion, 164th Aviation Group, 1st Aviation Brigade, USARV.

He was awarded Army Aviators Wings, The Bronze Star Medal, The Purple Heart Medal for his combat related wounds, The Vietnam Service Medal, The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Service Medal, The National Defense Service Medal and The Air Medal with Multiple Oak Leaf Clusters.




 
   
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Sources:

http://www.virtualwall.org/ds/StewartRC03a.htm

http://www.armyaircrews.com/huey_nam_67.html

 
   
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