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Corp Robert Winslow Belcher
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Birth: Nov. 11, 1945
Vallejo
Solano County
California, USA
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,
1st 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.
Funeral arrangements conducted by the Alfred
S Marsh Funeral Home and funeral services
held at the St John Episcopal Church.
The family requested that in lieu of flowers,
that contributions be made in his name to the
Dollar for Scholars,c/o Winthrop High School.
Survived by his parents,Harold W & Medelon L
Belcher,his two sisters;Kathleen and Beverly
Joy and his grandmother;Anne C Clatur all of
291 Winthrop St,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
 
 
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 Parents:
  Harold Winslow Belcher (1922 - 1983)
  Madelon Lois Belcher (1922 - 2007)
 
Burial:
Winthrop Cemetery
Winthrop
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Cross Street (SE), Clover Path East, Lot 1353-1355.
 
Maintained by: Tony
Originally Created by: Pennsylvania Lady
Record added: Feb 15, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65700147
Corp Robert Winslow Belcher
Added by: Pennsylvania Lady
 
Corp Robert Winslow Belcher
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- Tony
 Added: Aug. 10, 2017
I remember Robert very well though I was only a little kid at the time. My family had just moved to our new home on Ingleside Ave in Winthrop. I was having problems fitting in with other kids in the neighborhood. When Robert's Mom saw this I recall her te...(Read more)
- tim menz
 Added: May. 29, 2017

- Lynne🇺🇸Herbert
 Added: Apr. 12, 2017
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