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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: MEEKER
First name: ROBERT IRWIN
Home of Record (official): WOODMERE
State (official): NY
Date of Birth: Sunday, September 9, 1945
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SGT
Serial Number: 52761576
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E5
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11B40
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
L Troop 3rd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Tuesday, September 3, 1968
Date of Casualty: Tuesday, February 18, 1969
Age at time of loss: 23
Casualty type: (A2) Hostile, died of wounds
Reason: Gun, small arms fire (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Binh Duong
The Wall: Panel 32W - Row 055

--- Interment ---

ROBERT IRWIN MEEKER

Long Island National Cemetery
2040 Wellwood Avenue
Farmingdale, Suffolk County , NY 11735
(631) 454-4949
Section 2T, Plot 2625