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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: RIGGS
First name: ROBERT CHARLES
Home of Record (official): EAST HARTFORD
State (official): CT
Date of Birth: Thursday, October 25, 1945
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Married

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: PFC
Serial Number: 52724597
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11E10
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
H Company 2nd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Tuesday, December 24, 1968
Date of Casualty: Friday, January 24, 1969
Age at time of loss: 23
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Other explosive device (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Binh Duong
The Wall: Panel 34W - Row 071

--- Interment ---

 ROBERT CHARLES RIGGS
 

Saint Marys Cemetery

  East Hartford, Hartford County, CT