VIETNAM - WOZNIAK, ROBERT ANDREW

Wozniak, Robert Andrew

VIETNAM - WOZNIAK, ROBERT ANDREW
WOZNIAK, ROBERT ANDREW

Rank: Private First Class

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

MOS: 11E – Armor Crewman

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: 16-Mar-1947

Hometown: Bellerose, New York

Marital status: Married to Lorraine L. Wozniak

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Start of tour: 21-Oct-1967

Incident date: 11-Jan-1968

Date of casualty: 13-Jan-1968

Age at death: 20

Cause of death: Hostile, died of wounds. Artillery/Mortar/Rocket. Artillery, rocket, or mortar.
Robert Andrew Wozniak died as the result of multiple metal fragment wounds received while passenger in a military vehicle which was hit by hostile anti-tank round during combat operation 11 Jan 1968.

Two Blackhorse troopers died as a result of this incident:
PFC William Paul Smith
PFC Robert Andrew Wozniak

Location of fatality: Tay Ninh, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Long Island National Cemetery, East Farmingdale, New York, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 34E 047 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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