VIETNAM - WADE, ROBERT MILTON

Wade, Robert Milton

VIETNAM - WADE, ROBERT MILTON
WADE, ROBERT MILTON

Rank: Staff Sergeant

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

MOS: 11D – Armor Reconnaissance Specialist

Awards: Bronze Star 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: 18-Nov-1937

Hometown: Blacksburg, Virginia

Marital status: Married to Barbara Y. Wade, one son, one daughter

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Start of tour: 28-Jul-1967

Incident date: 12-Oct-1967

Date of casualty: 12-Oct-1967

Age at death: 29

Cause of death: Non-hostile, died of other causes. Drowning. Drowned, suffocated.
Robert Milton Wade died as the result of drowning while swimming near base camp when he was caught by undertow and drowned.

Location of fatality: Quang Tin, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Fort Bliss National Cemetery, El Paso, Texas, USA

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 27E 097 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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