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PFC Robert Virgil "Bobby" Thomas
Birth: Apr. 1, 1947, USA
Death: Jan. 27, 1967, Vietnam

Bobby was a PFC in the 1st Bat., 26th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division,in Vietnam. Serial # RA 15719060. Died of wounds received in hostile ground action in Vietnam where he commenced his tour on May 29, 1966. Heard that he threw his body on a grenade to save his friends. He was a small man with a big heart.

Bobby was born in Pennsylvania the son of Boyd and Marjorie Hopkins Thomas. He was a Windham resident for several years and attended Windham High School prior to entering the Army. He had served in Germany prior to going to Viet Nam.

Besides his parents he leaves two sisters, Bonnie Lee Zack, Jacqueline and his grandfather Virgil Hopkins. A brother Randy Dean Thomas died August 7, 1962.

ROBERT VIRGIL THOMAS (Wall reading) 14E, 89

is honored on Panel 14E, Row 89 of
the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

Date of Birth: 4/1/1946
Date of Casualty: 1/27/1967
Home of Record: WARREN
State: OH
Branch of Service: ARMY
Rank: PFC
Casualty Country: SOUTH VIETNAM
Casualty Province: BINH DUONG

Family links: 
  Boyd F Thomas (1912 - 1986)
  Robert Virgil Thomas (1947 - 1967)
  Jacqueline M Thomas (1948 - 1968)*
  Randy Dean Thomas (1955 - 1962)*
*Calculated relationship
Windham Cemetery
Portage County
Ohio, USA
Created by: Charles & Virginia Arms...
Record added: Jan 08, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6077424
PFC Robert Virgil Bobby Thomas
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PFC Robert Virgil Bobby Thomas
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PFC Robert Virgil Bobby Thomas
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You and men like you, are the reason we are free today! As a spouse of a NAVY veteran I salute you sir for the sacrifices that you made!
- CindyS
 Added: Jul. 13, 2016
u gave all
- Jamie reed
 Added: Jun. 11, 2015

- Neil B (John 3:16)
 Added: Aug. 17, 2014
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