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First Name: Robert

Last Name: Benoit

Birthplace: Mt. Clemens, MI, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)



Middle Name: Charles



Date of Birth: 08 October 1947

Date of Death: 07 September 1969

Rank: Sergeant

Years Served:
Robert Charles Benoit, Jr.,

   
Engagements:
•  Vietnam War (1960 - 1973)

Biography:

Robert Charles Benoit, Jr.

Sergeant, U.S. Army

Robert Charles Benoit, Jr. was born on 8 October 1947 in Mt. Clemens, MI.

On 7 September 1969, Sergeant Robert Charles Benoit, Jr. was serving with B Troop, 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry, 1st Infantry Division in Binh Long Province in South Vietnam.

On that day, Sergeant Benoit was killed in action by an explosive device.

Medals

Bronze Star Medal with Combat Valor Device
Purple Heart
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal

Honors

The name Robert C Benoit, Jr is located on Panel W18 Line 53 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.

Burial

Sergeant Benoit is buried at Saint Peter Cemetery, Mount Clemens, Macomb County, MI.

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Honoree ID: 3445   Created by: MHOH

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