VIETNAM - SICKELS, ROBERT T

Sickels, Robert T

VIETNAM - SICKELS, ROBERT T
SICKELS, ROBERT T

Rank: Sergeant First Class

Unit: I Troop, 3rd 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: Meritorious Unit Citation, Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Regular

Date of birth: 11-Nov-2029

Hometown: Richmond, Kentucky

Marital status: Married to Geraldine Sickels

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Start of tour: 23-Aug-1966

Incident date: 4-Apr-1967

Date of casualty: 4-Apr-1967

Age at death: 37

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Grenade. Multiple fragmentation wounds.
Robert T. SIckels was in base camp when it came under hostile mortar attack.

Location of fatality: Long Khanh, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Lancaster Cemetery, Lancaster, Kentucky, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 17E 100 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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