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BURKE-ROBERT

ROBERT  CHARLES BURKE

Rate/Rank
PFC
Service Branch
USMC 3/1967 - 5/1968
Born
11/07/1949
MONTICELLO, IL
KILLED IN ACTION - QUANG NAM PROVINCE, SOUTH VIETNAM, 05/17/1968.  YOUNGEST RECIPIENT OF MEDAL OF HONOR IN THE VIETNAM WAR.
SIGNIFICANT DUTY STATIONS
I CO, 3RD BN, 27TH MARINES, 1ST MARDIV, III MAF
H&S CO, 5TH MARINES, CAMP PENDLETON, CA
SIGNIFICANT AWARDS
MEDAL OF HONOR
PURPLE HEART
COMBAT ACTION RIBBON
NAVY MERITORIOUS UNIT COMMENDATION W/STAR
VIETNAM SERVICE MEDAL W/STAR
REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM GALLANTRY CROSS MEDAL
REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM CAMPAIGN MEDAL
SERVICE MEMORIES