Plotts, Robert Lee, I, CSM

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Command Sergeant Major
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
00Z-Command Sergeant Major IN
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1971-1972, 11Z50, HHC, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne)
Service Years
1942 - 1972
Foreign Language(s)
Romanian
Vietnamese
Russian


Special Forces
Command Sergeant Major


Eight Service Stripes



Thirteen Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Nebraska
Nebraska
Year of Birth
1926
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Fairbury
Last Address
Linden, NC

Date of Passing
Nov 14, 2009
 
Location of Interment
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Infantry Shoulder Cord US Army Retired (Pre-2007) Special Forces Group


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Last Known Activity
CSM Robert L. Plotts I

LINDEN - Retired U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Lee Plotts I, 83, of 7085 Plotts Drive, went home to be with the Lord, on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009, in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville. He was born on June 13, 1926, to the late Myrtle Galloway Plotts and Leon T. Plotts, in Detroit. Mr. Plotts served our country for 26 years during World War II and the Korean and Vietnam wars, receiving a Purple Heart, the Bronze Star and also the Army Commendation Medal. He also served in the occupation of Laos and the Bay of Pigs. The first part of his military career he spent in the 504th Infantry Regiment and the 82nd Airborne Division. The final and longest part of his career he spent in the respected division, Special Forces. He was part of the 77th, 10th, 1st, 5th, 6th and 7th Special Forces Groups. He was preceded in death by a son, Robert Lee Plotts II; and a daughter, Emma Marian Hales. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Mildred R. Plotts of the home; a son Johnny Plotts of Linden; a granddaughter, Becky Hales; and a grandson Bobby Plotts, both of Linden; two great-grandsons, Tommy Hales of the home, and Robby Plotts of Virginia Beach, Va.; a great-granddaughter, Taylor Polston of Fayetteville; four half sisters, Angie Plotts of Detroit, and Susan Plotts, Mary Lou Plotts and Judy Plotts, all of Michigan; four half brothers, Charles Plotts, Jack Plotts, Jerry Plotts and Larry Plotts, all of Michigan. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2009, at Rogers and Breece Funeral Home in Fayetteville. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009, at St. Andrews United Methodist Church, with Dr. Gerry Davis officiating. He will be laid to rest in St. Andrews United Methodist Church cemetery with the rendering of full military honors. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to St. Andrews United Methodist Church Building Fund, 121 Lofton Drive, Fayetteville, NC 28311-3426. Pallbearers: Dan Pietz, Gordon McRae, Steve McGraw, Ed Norris, Craig Morris, Mark Tomeucci, Ricky Knight and Bobby Salmon. Honorary: Faith Lessons Sunday school class, Hardees Liars Club and Dr. Godfrey Ohadugha. Services entrusted to Rogers and Breece Funeral Home of Fayetteville.

   
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   1953-1954, 1514, 57th Field Artillery Battalion

Technical Sergeant
From Month/Year
February / 1953
To Month/Year
April / 1954
Unit
57th Field Artillery Battalion Unit Page
Rank
Technical Sergeant
MOS
1514-Radar Chief
Location
Not Specified
Country/State
Korea
 
 
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 57th Field Artillery Battalion Details

57th Field Artillery Battalion
Type
Ground Unit
Existing/Disbanded
Deactivated
Parent Unit
Field Artillery Units
Strength
Battalion
Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Aug 3, 2018
   
   
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15 Members Also There at Same Time
57th Field Artillery Battalion

FURLA, AUGUST, CPT, (1943-1953) MD 3005 Captain
A Battery

Zimmer, Thomas Edward, Sgt, (1950-1953) FA 3844 Sergeant
Brockett, Norvin Dale, Cpl, (1950-1953) FA 3844 Corporal
Henson, Freddie Lee, Cpl, (1950-1953) FA 3844 Corporal
Kirtley, DeMaret Marston, Cpl, (1950-1953) FA 3844 Corporal
B Battery

Valentine, Nicholas John, SFC, (1950-1953) FA 3705 Sergeant First Class
Tackett, Wilbur Thomas, PFC, (1950-1953) FA 3844 Private First Class
Raeymacker, Gerald Bernard, Sgt, (1949-1953) SC 4641 Sergeant
Sharp, James Walter, Sgt, (1950-1953) SC 4641 Sergeant
Brown, Robert, Cpl, (1951-1954) FA Corporal
HHB

Baxter, Louis Michael, SFC, (1950-1953) FA 1844 Sergeant First Class
Justus, Elden Charles, SFC, (1945-1953) FA 5704 Sergeant First Class
Waldrup, Jack Norman, PFC, (1950-1953) FA 5704 Private First Class
Hendrickson, Donald Ray, Cpl, (1950-1953) SC 4641 Corporal
Williams, Kenneth Paul, PFC, (1950-1953) OD 4014 Private First Class

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