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PFC Robert Gary "Bobby" Anderson
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Birth: Feb. 20, 1947
Saint Paul
Ramsey County
Minnesota, USA
Death: May 24, 1967
Quang Ngai, Vietnam

In Loving Memory ......... PFC Robert Gary Anderson.
*** The decorations earned by PFC Robert Gary Anderson include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Bronze Star with V, the Purple Heart, the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal, the Vietnam Campaign Medal and the Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm Unit Citation.


You may be gone, no longer living on this earth; but you will live on - in the memories of your family and friends. There will always be a part of you living in your family and those who knew you and loved you. You will live on because we remember you!

ROBERT GARY ANDERSON - Army - PFC - E3
Age: 20
Race: Caucasian
Date of Birth Feb 20, 1947
From: MINNEAPOLIS, MN
Religion: LUTHERAN & MISSOURI SYNOD
Marital Status: Single - Parents: Father, DeWayne Lawrence Anderson, Born in Wisconsin and Mother, Helen Marie Gisler Anderson, Born est. 1926 in Wisconsin., Both of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Three Brothers, Bradley Scott Anderson, Born July 18, 1953 in Ramsey, MN., Jeffrey Lee Anderson, Born Sept. 19, 1958 in Hennepin, MN. and a Sister, Karon Rae Anderson, Born Nov. 14, 1948 in Ramsey, MN.. Has NO children.
* Maternal Grandparents: Grandfather, Oscar Gisler and Grandmother, Mina Gisler, both born in Minnesota.

***** Bobby, You paid the ultimate price, for this great country. I think of you,often and look forward,to meeting you in Heaven.
Clinton Avenue was never the same after you left.
Patrick Seeker

***** "Minnesota, Birth Index"
Name: Robert Gary Anderson
Event Type: Birth
Event Date: 20 Feb 1947
Event Place: Ramsey, Minnesota
Father's Name: Dewayne Lawrence Anderson
Mother's Name: Helen Marie Gisler



PFC - E3 - Army - 25th Infantry Division
Length of service 0 years
His tour began on May 2, 1967
Casualty was on May 21, 1967
PERSONAL DATA:
Home of Record Minneapolis, MN
Date of birth: 02/20/1947
MILITARY DATA:
Service: Army of the United States
Grade at loss: E3
Rank/Rate: Private First Class
ID No: 56497615
MOS/RATING: 11B10: Infantryman
Length Service: 00
Unit: 1ST PLT, B CO, 2ND BN, 35TH INFANTRY, 25TH INF DIV, USARV

CASUALTY DATA:
Start Tour: 05/02/1967
Incident Date: 05/21/1967
Casualty Date: 05/21/1967
Age at Loss: 20
Location: Quang Ngai Province, South Vietnam
Remains: Body recovered
Casualty Type: Hostile, died outright
Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
Casualty Detail: Other explosive device

In QUANG NGAI, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
MULTIPLE FRAGMENTATION WOUNDS

Body was recovered
Panel 20E - Line 71


On May 24, 1967, PFC Robert Gary Anderson, became a ground casualty in Quang Ngai Province, Vietnam.

He was killed by muntiple fragmentation wounds.

He died on May 21, 1967 at the age of 20 from a grenade explosion.

At the time of his death Robert was 20 years of age. He was from Minneapolis, Minnesota.

His body was recovered. The cause of death was listed as Booby Trap.

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Family links: 
 Parents:
  Dewayne Lawrence Anderson (1923 - 1999)
 
Burial:
Fort Snelling National Cemetery
Minneapolis
Hennepin County
Minnesota, USA
Plot: Section J Site 1278
 
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Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Feb 25, 2000
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