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PFC Robert Alvarez
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Birth: Jan. 22, 1947
Fabens
El Paso County
Texas, USA
Death: Mar. 24, 1967
Quang Tri, Vietnam

PFC Alvarez#2193505
MOS:0361 Tank/Assault Guided Missile Man.

Robert was born in Fabens,prior to the Alvarez
family moving Clint.
He enlisted in the Marines 18 April 1966,at the
El Paso Recruiting Office.
Arriving in Vietnam he was assigned to Charlie
Company,1st Battalon,4th Marine Regiment,
3rd Marine Division.
Robert died as a result of a bullet wound enter
-ing the right temporal region and exiting the
right occipital from hostile rifle fire,when
enemy forces attacked Charlie Company,3 kilo-
meters northeast of Con Thien(Hill 148),during
Operation Beacon Hill.
Robert was single and served his country for
11 months and 6 days.KIA#10,631.
Tour of date unknown.
Robert was 20 years,2 months and 2 days old.
Survived by his parents;Jose Juan & Juana
Campos Alvarez;three brothers,Alberto,Raul
and John,and a sister;Gloria of PO Box 54,
Clint,TX.

Buried with full military honors 6 April 1967.
Posthumously awarded the Silver Star Medal.
 

PFC, US MARINE CORPS
 
Burial:
Fort Bliss National Cemetery
El Paso
El Paso County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section I, Site 31
 
Maintained by: Tony
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Feb 25, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 277563
PFC Robert Alvarez
Added by: Charles Bowman
 
PFC Robert Alvarez
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Private First Class C CO, 1ST BN, 4TH MARINES, 3RD MARDIV, III MAF, United States Marine Corps Vietnam War.
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