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Last name: WADE
First name: ROBERT MILTON
Home of Record (official): BLACKSBURG
State (official): VA
Date of Birth: Thursday, November 18, 1937
Sex: Male
Race: Negro
Marital Status: Married

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SSG
Serial Number: 13536745
Component: Regular
Pay grade: E6
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11D40
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
E Troop 2nd Squadron
 

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Start of Tour: Friday, July 28, 1967
Date of Casualty: Thursday, October 12, 1967
Age at time of loss: 29
Casualty type: (C1) Non-hostile, died of other causes
Reason: Drowned, suffocated (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Quang Tin
The Wall: Panel 27E - Row 097

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ROBERT MILTON WADE

Fort Bliss National Cemetery
5200 Fred Wilson Road
El Paso
, El Paso County , TX 79906
Section I, Plot 129