VIETNAM - BARRY, ROBERT JAMES

Barry, Robert James

VIETNAM - BARRY, ROBERT JANES
BARRY, ROBERT JAMES

Rank: Private First Class

Unit: G Troop, 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 11B – Infantryman

Awards: Bronze Star Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

Badges: Combat Infantryman Badge

Unit awards: Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Regular

Date of birth: 19-Jul-1947

Hometown: Lorain, Ohio

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Start of tour: 24-Jun-1968

Incident date: 30-Sep-1968

Date of casualty: 30-Sep-1968

Age at death: 21

Cause of death: Hostile, died of wounds. Artillery/Mortar/Rocket. Artillery, rocket, or mortar.
Robert James Barry died from wounds received while on combat operation when hit by fragments from hostile rocket.

Location of fatality: Binh Long, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Elmwood Cemetery, Lorain, Ohio, USA

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 42W 045 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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