VIETNAM - MCGEE, ROBERT LEWIS JR

McGee, Robert Lewis Jr

VIETNAM - MCGEE, ROBERT LEWIS JR
McGEE, ROBERT LEWIS JR

Rank: Specialist 4

Unit: A Troop, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 11D – Armor Reconnaissance Specialist

Awards: Purple Heart Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

Badges: Combat Infantryman Badge

Unit awards: Presidential Unit Citation, Valorous Unit Award, Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Selected Service

Date of birth: 8-Nov-1947

Hometown: Russellville, Alabama

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 27-Jun-1967

Start of tour: 23-Nov-1967

Incident date: 20-Jun-1968

Date of casualty: 20-Jun-1968

Age at death: 20

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Artillery/Mortar/Rocket. Artillery, rocket, or mortar.
Robert Lewis McGee Jr died from metal fragment wounds received while at command post during hostile mortar attack. / (Individual transported to 24th Evacuation Hospital, Long Binh.)

Location of fatality: Binh Duong, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Oak Grove Cemetery, Phil Campbell, Alabama, USA

View this soldier‘s Find a Grave page (opens in a new window)

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 55W 008 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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