|Birth: ||Apr. 18, 1942|
North Carolina, USA
|Death: ||May 23, 1967|
Tan An, Vietnam
SP4 Bobbie Maxsen Auton, Vietnam Veteran, Native of Taylorsville, NC.
As a member of the Army Selective Service and a Draftee, SP4 Auton served our country until May 23rd, 1967 in Hua Nghia, South Vietnam. He was 25 years old and was not married. It was reported Bobbie died from multiple fragmentation wounds from a mine. His body was recovered. SP4 Auton is on panel 20E, line 088 of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. He served our country for one year.
Bobbie: God rest your soul. You were a great soldier and always did your duty. I am sure that the lord has prepared a special place for you. My family and I will be eternally grateful for your sacrifice. I was the RTO from the 2nd platoon. I was out on the sweep with Bobbie that fateful day. I know he was a good soldier and as many others, he deserved better. May the peace of the Lord be always with him and his family. Company B, 1/27 2nd Plt RTO. Ron Del Orefice: email@example.com.
Bobbie is remembered each Memorial weekend at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church here in Taylorsville, North Carolina. He is given full miltary honors each time along with five other members who were KIA.
He was the son of Lee Walter and Edna Daniels Auton, Route #1, Taylorsville, NC.
He served with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry, "Wolfhounds", 25th Infantry Division, "Tropic Lightning", USARV.
He was awarded The Combat Infantryman's Badge(CIB), The Purple Heart Medal for his combat related wounds, The Vietnam Service Medal, The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Service Medal, The National Defense Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal.
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery
North Carolina, USA
Plot: Veteran's Plot
Created by: Tom Reece
Record added: Dec 31, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 17230262
Thank you for your great sacrifice in preserving our country's freedoms. I will honor you in the only way that I can . . . by remembering you always. May you rest in peace.|
Charles A. Lewis
Added: Jun. 21, 2012
Added: Oct. 27, 2010
Freedom isn't Free, some paid for it|
Added: Sep. 22, 2010
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