Achas, Robert John, LCpl

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Last Rank
Lance Corporal
Last Primary MOS
0311-Rifleman
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Primary Unit
1964-1965, 0311, India Co, 3rd Bn, 9th Marine Regiment (3/9)
Service Years
1962 - 1965

Lance Corporal

 
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 Last Photo 
 Personal Details 


Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1943
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Springfield, IL
Last Address
Springfield, IL

Casualty Date
Mar 14, 1965
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Misadventure
Location
Quang Nam (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Camp Butler National Cemetery - Springfield, Illinois
Wall/Plot Coordinates
01E 095

 Official Badges 


 Unofficial Badges 


 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2012, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified]


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

LCpl Achas died of wounds received from friendly fire on hill 327. Helo evacuation underway immediately. Achas‚?? first wound, missile, penetrating abdomen, 2nd wound, missile penetrating chest. Achas expired approximately two and one half hours after being wounded.

FF ON RETURNING PATROL, HILL 271, 4 KM SW OF DANANG 19650314

Quang Nam Province, South Vietnam.
UTM grid reference is AT964733

   
Comments/Citation
Service number 2020310
Tour start date 03/08/1965

 
   
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 Ribbon Bar
Rifle Expert

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1962, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA)
 Unit Assignments
Infantry Training School(s) West2nd Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (2/7)7th Marine Regiment3rd Bn, 9th Marine Regiment (3/9)
  1962-1962, 2nd Infantry Training Bn, 2nd Infantry Training Regiment (Cadre)
  1963-1963, H&S Co, 2nd Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (2/7)
  1963-1964, 0311, E Co, 2nd Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (2/7)
  1963-1964, 0311, 7th Marine Regiment
  1964-1965, 0311, India Co, 3rd Bn, 9th Marine Regiment (3/9)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1964-1964 Vietnam War/Advisory Campaign (1962-65)
  1965-1965 Vietnam War/Defense Campaign (1965)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Service records4
  Remberance
  Ida Achas gave the wall its heart.
  Vietnam Tour Dates
  Service Number
  Oct 26, 2007, Welcome Home Message
  Aug 25, 2014, General Photos4
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