Robert Bruce Wilson, IV
Lance Corporal
I CO, 3RD BN, 7TH MARINES, 1ST MARDIV, III MAF
United States Marine Corps
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
May 20, 1948 to November 19, 1967
ROBERT B WILSON IV is on the Wall at Panel 30E, Line 36

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Combat Action Ribbon
 
Robert B Wilson
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01 Oct 2007

We had many good times in high school. Go in peace, my friend ... you've walked the walk and earned the right.

Jerry Hobbs
RVN '69-'70
Sgt, US Army
E-mail address is not available.

If you are able,
save them a place
inside of you
and save one backward glance
when you are leaving
for the places they can
no longer go.

Be not ashamed to say
you loved them,
though you may
or may not have always.
Take what they have left
and what they have taught you
with their dying
and keep it with your own.

And in that time
when men decide and feel safe
to call the war insane,
take one moment to embrace
those gentle heroes
you left behind.

Michael Davis O'Donnell
Major, US Army
MIA, 24 Mar 1970


 

A Note from The Virtual Wall

On 19 Nov 1967, during Operation FOSTER, India Company 3/7 Marines lost four men in an engagement north of An Hoa:
  • Sgt Joel S. Williamson, East Meadow, NY;
  • Cpl Mark C. Petersen, Pierson, IA;
  • HM3 Charles E. Robertson, Charleston, WV (Corpsman, H&S w/ I/3/7); and
  • LCpl Robert B. Wilson, Winston-Salem, NC.

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