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PFC Robert Leslie "Bob" Cornell
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Birth: Nov. 22, 1947
Miami Springs
Miami-Dade County
Florida, USA
Death: Apr. 30, 1967
Quang Tri, Vietnam

PFC Cornell#2132895
MOS:0311 Rifleman.

Robert was born Miami Springs and lived there
all of his life.He attended Hialeah High School
where he played the clarinet with the marching
band.He had a Cushman motor scooter that he
used to deliver the local newspaper.
Robert enlisted in the Marines 17 June 1965 at
the Jacksonville Recruiting Office and took his
boot camp training at Parris Island MCRD.
Upon arriving in Vietnam Robert was assigned
to Hotel Company,2nd Battalion,3rd Marine
Regiment,3rd Marine Division.
Robert died as a result of a gunshot wound to
the right posterior thorax from hostile rifle
fire,at Hill 881N,9 kilometers west northwest
of the Khe Sanh Airfield.
Robert was single and served his country for 1
year,10 months and 13 days.KIA#11,684.
Tour of duty unknown.
Robert was 19 years,5 months and 8 days old.
Survived by his parents;William Albert and
Elizabeth Tubbs Cornell and his brother;Alan
Lee Cornell of 6650 Lafayette Dr,Miami
Springs,FL.
A few years after the death of their son the
Cornell family moved back to their home state
of Georgia.

William A Cornell 06/17/1914-03/09/1994
Alan Lee Cornell 08/11/1951-10/08/1969
 
 
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 Parents:
  Elizabeth Tubbs Cornell (1925 - 2011)
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Park North Cemetery and Mausoleum
Miami
Miami-Dade County
Florida, USA
 
Created by: Tony
Record added: Nov 13, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100636018
PFC Robert Leslie Bob Cornell
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Added by: Dennis Alan Deel
 
 
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- Neil B (John 3:16)
 Added: Feb. 21, 2015
you have not been forgotten
- Felicia Hodges
 Added: Oct. 16, 2014
Not forgotten.Semper Fi,
- Tony
 Added: Jul. 31, 2014
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