Bensberg, Robert Trame, CPT

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1969-1969, 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment/A Company
Service Years
1960 - 1969



Four Overseas Service Bars

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Colorado Springs
Last Address
Colorado Springs

Casualty Date
May 27, 1969
Hostile, Died
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Hau Nghia (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Memorial Gardens Cemetery - Colorado Springs, Colorado
Wall/Plot Coordinates
24W 114

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Unit Assignments
25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment
  1969-1969, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
  1969-1969, 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment/A Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Tet 69 Counteroffensive Campaign
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
CPT-Infantry Unit Commander-KIA by mortar fire. CPT Bensberg was 6 weeks into his 3rd tour in Vietnam serving as an Army interogator when he was killed in Hau Nghia Provience. 1st Platoon, A Company, 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, U.S. Army. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall: Panel 24W, Line 114. CPT Bensberg was included in the cover article of the June 27, 1969 edition of LIFE magazine entitled "The Faces of the American Dead in Vietnam: One Week's Toll."

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