Brown, Robert Maurice, SGT

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Engineer Corps
Last Primary MOS
12B40-Combat Engineer Platoon Sergeant
Last MOS Group
Engineer Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1968-1968, 12B40, D Company, 588th Engineer Battalion
Service Years
1960 - 1968


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Home State
District Of Columbia
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
Washington, District of Columbia

Casualty Date
May 29, 1968
Hostile, Died
Other Explosive Device
Hau Nghia (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
63W 004

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US Army Engineer Command (Provisional) USARV20th Engineer Brigade79th Engineer Group588th Engineer Battalion
  1968-1968, 12B40, US Army Engineer Command (Provisional) USARV
  1968-1968, 12B40, 20th Engineer Brigade
  1968-1968, 12B40, 79th Engineer Group
  1968-1968, 12B40, D Company, 588th Engineer Battalion
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)
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Last Known Activity

Date of Birth August 19, 1936
African American
Roman Catholic
Single (Never Married)
Mother: Jessie E. Brown
Regular Army - Enlisted
Served eight years in the U.S. Army
Vietnam Tour of Duty Started February 7, 1968
SGT Brown died from wounds that he received while a passenger in an army vehicle returning from a combat operation when his vehicle hit a hostile mine. This incident took place in the Nau Nghia Province, U.S. Military Region 3, Republic of South Vietnam.
Age at death 31

Find A Grave Memorial #150943617



Remembrances From Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund web site:
Valorous Unit Award
In 1970 by Department of the Army General Order DAGO 39, 70; you became a recipient of the Silver Star - bestowed upon all members of the 588th Engr Bn serving in the unit during the period 18 Nov 67 to 23 Feb 68 - Operation Yellowstone. RIP Robert - you earned it.
GO 39 Dated 20 July 1970, HQ Department Of The Army, Washington, DC
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