Murray, Robert Charles, SSG

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1969-1970, 11B10, 23rd Infantry Division (Americal)
Service Years
1969 - 1970


Ranger
Staff Sergeant


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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1946
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Tuckahoe
Last Address
Tuckahoe

Casualty Date
Jun 07, 1970
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Quang Tin (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Gate of Heaven Cemetery - Hawthorne, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
09W 024

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Infantry Shoulder Cord


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Vietnam Veterans Memorial
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Vietnam War/Sanctuary Counteroffensive Campaign (1970)
Start Year
1970
End Year
1970

Description
This campaign was from 1 May to 30 June 1970. This campaign was mainly concerned with the Allied incursion into Cambodia, codenamed Operation ROCK CRUSHER. As American withdrawal from South Vietnam proceeded, increasing concern arose over the enemy's strength in the sanctuaries inside Cambodia. With the emergence in Cambodia of an antiCommunist government under Lon Nol, President Nixon relaxed the restrictions on moving against the bases inside Cambodia. Meanwhile, the North Vietnamese and Viet Cong began to move on the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh. At this juncture Lon Nol appealed to the United States for help. American and allied Vietnamese forces began large-scale offensives in Cambodia on 1 May. Eight major US Army and South Vietnamese operations took place in Cambodia in May and June with the object of cutting enemy communication lines, seizing the sanctuary areas and capturing the shadowy Central Office for South Vietnam (COSVN) described as the control center for enemy military operations against III CTZ.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1970
To Year
1970
 
Last Updated:
Jun 16, 2016
   
Personal Memories
   
Units Participated in Operation

29th Civil Affairs Company, I Corps

 
My Photos From This Battle or Operation
No Available Photos

  2043 Also There at This Battle:
  • Abate, Sam, SP 4, (1968-1970)
  • Adams, William Steve, CW3, (1968-1991)
  • Ahles, Robert, SGT, (1968-1970)
  • Aldridge, Jon, SP 5, (1968-1971)
  • Allen, Abraham, SP 5, (1967-1971)
  • Allman, Timothy, SGT, (1965-1973)
  • Andrus, Laurence, CPT, (1957-1977)
  • Bahl, Alan, MSG, (1958-1979)
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