The 35th Infantry Regiment Association salutes our fallen brother, SP4 Jewell Robert Green, who died in the service of his country on March 25th, 1969 in Pleiku Province, Vietnam. The cause of death was listed as Small Arms/AW. At the time of his death Jewell was 20 years of age. He was from Blue Ridge, Georgia. Jewell is honored on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Panel 28W, Line 36.
The decorations earned by SP4 Jewell Robert Green include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Bronze Star with V, the Purple Heart, the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal, the Vietnam Campaign Medal and the Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm Unit Citation.
Jewell is buried at:
Damascus Baptist Church
Jewell was killed in a meeting engagement with 2-3 enemy soldiers at map grid ZA 015697, 10 KM W-NW OF PLEI MRONG. Roster line number 97(James Curry, DOW April 1 1969) was WIA.
My bother inlaw
17015, Morganton Hwy., Morganton, GA., 30560, United States
Seeing the Wall
I was a small girl when Robert and my sister Gail married. Later in my life, while I was attending, school, at North Georgia, College, I had heard, that they were bringing The Wall to Campus. I felt strange knowing, that his name was their somewhere. I passed the wall, for several days and then walked down, by myself and began to look. The assistant helped me, to find his name. It was a sad, but good feeling somehow. I lay a piece of paper, over his name and made, a pencil rubbing. I have this, in a photo album. Being so young, at the time they came to tell my sister, about Robert, her cry is still ingrained, in my mind. I loved Robert, as a young child and continue, to love and miss him today. He was fun. He took me, for a ride in his car. He took us, to the drive-in and he took, my sister's heart. There is more, I could say, but I will stop. He touched, many people......and I miss him......Robin, Gail's youngest sister......
Jan 29, 2007
This is Jewell Robert Green. We called him Robert. He lived in Blue Ridge, Georgia. He married his High School sweetheart just a few weeks before he left for Vietnam. The summer before he left, he took me and his fiancee's sister to the local county fair, also giving me money to spend. I was 13 at the time. He was 20. I look back at what he did and think how thoughtful he was. He had told several people that he didn't think he would return from Vietnam alive. He was a very happy young man, and enjoyed life. Even after 42 years, his family still misses him, his sparkling blue eyes, and his sweet smile.