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 Robert Oliver Unruh

Robert Oliver Unruh

Birth
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Death 25 Sep 2004 (aged 25)
Anbar, Iraq
Burial Sierra Vista, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
Memorial ID 9537658 · View Source
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A Salem High School graduate died Saturday in Iraq when his U.S. Army combat engineer unit was attacked near Baghdad. Spc. Robert Oliver Unruh, 25, will receive the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star posthumously, his family said. He had been in Iraq less than a month when he was killed. Unruh was the 15th U.S. service member with ties to Western Virginia to die in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Unruh, who graduated from Salem High School in 1998, was a fourth-generation soldier, his family told the Arizona Daily Star. His unit, the 44th Engineering Battalion, is based at Camp Howze, South Korea.


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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Oliver Unruh (28 Feb 1979–25 Sep 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9537658, citing Southern Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Sierra Vista, Cochise County, Arizona, USA ; Maintained by Laurie (contributor 2811407) Unknown.