PFC Robert Leslie “Bob” Cornell

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PFC Robert Leslie “Bob” Cornell

  • Birth 22 Nov 1947 Miami Springs, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA
  • Death 30 Apr 1967 Quang Tri, Vietnam
  • Burial Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA
  • Memorial ID 100636018

PFC Cornell #2132895
MOS:0311 Rifleman.

Robert was born Miami Springs and lived there
all of his life.He attended Hialeah High School
where he played the clarinet with the marching
band.He had a Cushman motor scooter that he
used to deliver the local newspaper.
Robert enlisted in the Marines 17 June 1965 at
the Jacksonville Recruiting Office and took his
boot camp training at Parris Island MCRD.
Upon arriving in Vietnam Robert was assigned
to Hotel Company,2nd Battalion,3rd Marine
Regiment,3rd Marine Division.
Robert died as a result of a gunshot wound to
the right posterior thorax from hostile rifle
fire,at Hill 881N,9 kilometers west northwest
of the Khe Sanh Airfield.
Robert was single and served his country for 1
year,10 months and 13 days.KIA#11,684.
Tour of duty unknown.
Robert was 19 years,5 months and 8 days old.
Survived by his parents;William Albert and
Elizabeth Tubbs Cornell and his brother;Alan
Lee Cornell of 6650 Lafayette Dr,Miami
Springs,FL.
A few years after the death of their son the
Cornell family moved back to their home state
of Georgia.

William A Cornell 06/17/1914-03/09/1994


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  • Created by: Tony
  • Added: 13 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100636018
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Robert Leslie “Bob” Cornell (22 Nov 1947–30 Apr 1967), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100636018, citing Woodlawn Park North Cemetery and Mausoleum, Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Tony (contributor 47235247) .