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LCpl Robert John "Bobby" Slattery
Birth: Jul. 15, 1946
Neptune City
Monmouth County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Jul. 6, 1967
Quang Tri, Vietnam

LCpl Slattery #2221781
MOS:2511 Wireman.

Robert was born in Neptune,NJ.His family later
moved to Whippany.
He enlisted in the Marines 21 January 1966,at
the Newark Recruiting Office.
When he arrived in Vietnam,he was assigned to
the 81's Mortar Platoon with H&S Company,
2nd Battalion,3rd Marine Regiment,3rd Marine
Division.
Robert died of several fragmentation wounds to
the right temple,right shoulder,right buttocks
and lower back from hostile mortar fire,in the
vicinity of Gio Linh,3 kilometers south of Con
Thien during Operation Beaver Track.
Robert was single and served his country for 1
year,5 months and 15 days.KIA#14,316.
Tour of duty unknown.
He was 20 years,11 months and 21 days old.
Robert died 9 days before his birthday.
Survived by his parents;John R & Alice Slattery,
his 3 brother;Michael,John and Billy and his 3 sisters;Alecia,Patricia and Nancy all of 14
Crescent St,Whippany,NJ.

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Robert's best friend Mike,returned from Vietnam
and married his sister,Alecia.

The Marine Corps League Detachment #206 was
named in honor of Robert.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Slattery (____ - 1968)
  Alice C Slattery (1926 - 2012)
 
Burial:
Gate of Heaven Cemetery
East Hanover
Morris County
New Jersey, USA
 
Maintained by: Tony
Originally Created by: eobfindagrave
Record added: Apr 14, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18935318
LCpl Robert John Bobby Slattery
Added by: Pat Slattery Majorossy
 
LCpl Robert John Bobby Slattery
Added by: Pat Slattery Majorossy
 
LCpl Robert John Bobby Slattery
Added by: Pat Slattery Majorossy
 
 
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- Marilyn H.
 Added: Dec. 8, 2015
Hey Bro, even though I was just a little kid when we lost you, I feel like you are with me always. I know you hear me when I speak of the Marine Corps, and then we smile together, a lot! Your brothers miss you too. The 3 of them resemble you in all differ...(Read more)
- Nancy Slattery-Grochowski
 Added: Nov. 28, 2015
If tears could build a stairway,And memories a lane,I'd walk right up to HeavenAnd bring you home again.
- Pat Slattery Majorossy
 Added: Nov. 28, 2015
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