|Birth: ||Nov. 11, 1945|
|Death: ||Apr. 11, 1968|
Quang Tri, Vietnam
Cpl Belcher #2182203
MOS:2847 Communications-Special MOS.
Robert was born in Vallejo before the family
moved to Winthrop.
Arriving in Vietnam 26 July 1967 Robert was
assigned to Communication Section of H & S
Company,3rd Battalion,26th Marine Regiment,
3rd Marine Division.
Robert died as a result of multiple injuries to
his head and body when he was a passenger
aboard a helicopter that was involved in a
mid-air collision with the gunship escort.The
helicopters were on their way to Dong Ha,
from a medical evacuation,due to Operation
Pegasus and crashed into the ground 2 kilo-
meters southeast of Cam Lo.
Survived by his parents,Harold W & Medelon L
Belcher of Winthrop,MA.
Aboard the H-34 (BuNo 145804):
Capt Eugene R Gannon
2nd Lt John Parker Holden II
Cpl John Arleigh Nixon
Cpl Frederick Dunham Graten
HM Frank P Addice
Cpl Robert Winslow Belcher
Pfc Dennis R Davidson
Pfc Richard E Erwin
Pfc Charles R Finley
Capt Bruce F McMillan
1st Lt Ronald E Riede
Cpl Paul J Allen
LCpl Michael G DeMarco
Maintained by: Tony
Originally Created by: Pennsylvania Lady
Record added: Feb 15, 2011
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