Gregory, Robert Arthur


Rank: Sergeant First Class

Unit: H Company, 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 11E – Armor Crewman

Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Army Commendation Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

Unit awards: Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Regular

Date of birth: 30-Sep-1936

Hometown: Northville, Michigan

Marital status: Married to Ann L. Gregory, one son, two daughters

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 31-Aug-1955

Start of tour: 4-Jul-1968

Incident date: 19-Sep-1968

Date of casualty: 19-Sep-1968

Age at death: 31

Cause of death: Non-hostile, died of other causes. Vehicle Crash (MC). Vehicle loss or crash.
Robert Arthur Gregory died from injuries received while on guard duty when military vehicle rolled backward pinning him between it and another vehicle. / (Individual transported to 7th Surgical Hospital, Blackhorse base camp, Long Giao, where he expired.)

Location of fatality: Hua Nghia, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Oakland Hills Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Novi, Michigan, USA

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 43W 036 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)


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