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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: PRESS
First name: ROBERT M JR
Home of Record (official): SKOKIE
State (official): IL
Date of Birth: Friday, December 7, 1945
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SP4
Serial Number: 54818831
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E4
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 91B20
 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
HHT 3rd Squadron Medic Attached to K Troop 3rd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Sunday, December 17, 1967
Date of Casualty: Thursday, October 31, 1968
Age at time of loss: 22
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Other explosive device (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Binh Duong
The Wall: Panel 40W - Row 067

--- Interment ---

ROBERT M. PRESS JR
 

Rosehill Cemetery and Mausoleum

5800 Ravenswood Avenue

Chicago, Cook County, IL 60660