Roosevelt Sherman, Jr
Private First Class
C CO, 1ST BN, 16TH INFANTRY, 1ST INF DIV, USARV
Army of the United States
Long Beach, California
January 22, 1944 to July 20, 1968
ROOSEVELT SHERMAN Jr is on the Wall at Panel W51, Line 21

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Always Remembered and Not Forgotten

- - - Charles, Vietnam Veteran Friend,
December 11, 2014

The announcement of PFC Roosevelt Sherman's death in Vietnam was announced in the Greenville Delta Democrat Times, Tuesday, July 23, 1968 in a small clipping on the front page:

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Records show that the 3 men below died from wounds received while on a combat operation when their unit, Company C, 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment engaged a hostile force in a firefight.

In addition, two other men died on the same day from Company B. It is undetermined whether both of those 1st Battalion companies were operating together when they encountered the enemy, as is often the case. The men were:


Below is a page from the Fort Ord California, US Army Training Center Infantry year book for Company A, 4th Battalion, 1st Brigade. PFC Sherman is in bottom row, far left. Photos submitted by Charles Cameron.

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Charles Cameron and Roosevelt Sherman were best friends. They were sworn in at the same time, trained together, and served in Vietnam together.

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- - The Virtual Wall, December 11, 2014

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