Hall, Robert James


Rank: Sergeant

Unit: I Troop, 3rd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 11D – Armor Reconnaissance Specialist

Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, 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: Selected Service

Date of birth: 25-Oct-1947

Hometown: Walden, Colorado

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 28-Aug-1967

Start of tour: 1-Jul-1968

Incident date: 17-Feb-1969

Date of casualty: 17-Feb-1969

Age at death: 21

Cause of death: Hostile, died of wounds. Small Arms Fire. Gun or small arms fire.
Robert James Hall died from wounds received while on combat operation when engaged hostile force in firefight. He was admitted to a military medical facility and later expired. / On ambush patrol when engaged hostile force in firefight.  Individual admitted to Company D, 1st Medical Battalion on 17 Feb 1969 at 1835 hrs and later expired.  Incident occurred on 17 Feb 1969 at 1815 hrs.

Two Blackhorse troopers died in this incident:
SGT Robert James Hall
SFC Richard Marvin Kulavik

Location of fatality: Binh Duong, South Vietnam, XT 806 253

Place of interment: Jackson County Cemetery, Walden, Colorado, USA

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 32W 050 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)


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