Mercer, Robert Allen, Cpl

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Corporal
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
4745-Light Weapons Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1951-1951, 4745, Korean POW
Service Years
1948 - 1951

Corporal



Two Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Michigan
Michigan
Year of Birth
1930
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Farmington
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Apr 22, 1951
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Captured
Reason
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Location
Korea
Conflict
CCF Intervention (1950-51)
Location of Interment
Fort Custer National Cemetery - Augusta, Michigan
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award


 
 Unit Assignments
25th Armored Reconnaissance Company25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning Division)Prisoner of War
  1949-1950, 4677, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning Division)
  1950-1950, 4745, 25th Armored Reconnaissance Company
  1950-1951, 4745, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning Division)
  1951-1951, 4745, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning Division)
  1951-1951, 4745, 25th Armored Reconnaissance Company
  1951-1951, 4745, Korean POW
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1945-1950 US Occupation of Germany (WWII)
  1950-1950 UN Offensive (1950)/Second Battle of Seoul
  1950-1950 UN Offensive (1950)/Eighth Army Offensive
  1950-1950 UN Defensive (1950)/Battle of Pusan Perimeter
  1950-1950 UN Offensive (1950)/Inchon Landing/Operation Chromite
  1950-1950 UN Defensive (1950)
  1950-1950 UN Defensive (1950)/Battle of Pusan Perimeter
  1950-1950 UN Offensive (1950)
  1950-1950 UN Offensive (1950)/Inchon Landing/Operation Chromite
  1950-1951 CCF Intervention (1950-51)
  1951-1951 First UN Counteroffensive (1951)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Oct 21, 2016, General Photos3
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
   
Comments/Citation
PFC Robert Allen Mercer (ER 57511450) was posthumously promoted to the rank of Corporal while captured by North Korean Soldiers.  He was captured on January 4, 1951 and was killed by an air raid on Suan Beam Camp on April 22, 1951.  His remains have never been recovered. 
   
 Military Association Memberships
Korean War Fallen3/4 Cav Association
  1951, Korean War Fallen1
  1988, 3/4 Cav Association [Verified]
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