Eyes Behind the Lines
By Gary A. Linderer

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Ireland
  • FORENAME
Robert Newell (Bob)
  • UNIT
16 Special Operations Squadron (8 Tactical Fighter Wing)
  • RANK
Master Sergeant
  • NUMBER
489368809​
  • DATE OF DEATH
22nd April 1970
  • AGE
34
  • GRAVESITE
Riverside National Cemetery,Riverside,California Section AG Row C Site 5
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
from Theodosia,Missouri
from San Bernardino,California in one source
born 11.7.1935
married
entered service 1953
award Air Medal
flight engineer (AC-130A Spectre gunship 54-1625)
KIA 25 miles east of Saravan,Laos
posted missing
declared dead 11.9.1978
promoted Chief Master Sergeant posthumously
remains repatriated 15.11.1993
identified 26.9.1995
buried in group grave (remains disputed by many of families)
Vietnam Veterans Memorial,Washington,D.C. Panel 11W Line 36
Arlington National Cemetery,Virginia Section 34 Site 1883 (group burial)
 

DATE OF DEATH:

22-Apr-1970
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