35th Infantry (Cacti) Regiment Association

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  PFC Robert Lawrence Hale    In memory of our fallen brother

"We few, we happy few, we band of brothers; for he to-day that sheds his blood with me shall be my brother"

Alpha Company
1st Battalion
35th Infantry Regiment

Vietnam War

"Not For Fame or Reward
Not For Place or For Rank
But In Simple Obedience To
Duty as They Understood It"

National Defense Service Medal Vietnam Service Medal Vietnam Campaign Medal Vietnam Campaign Medal

The 35th Infantry Regiment Association salutes our fallen brother, PFC Robert Lawrence Hale, who died in the service of his country on November 9th, 1967 in Quang Nam Province, Vietnam. The cause of death was listed as Multi-Frag. At the time of his death Robert was 21 years of age. He was from Baytown, Texas. Robert is honored on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Panel 29E, Line 60.

The decorations earned by PFC Robert Lawrence Hale include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Bronze Star, 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.

Melvin Roark
Friend from Robert E Lee High
Baytown, TX77520 USA

What a Tragedy and Loss. Larry, knowing you from high school and the fine person you were it is a tragedy and loss to society that you and all the others were killed for the sake of the war that was never won. Rest In Peace my friend. Melvin

Robert was a member of the Class of 1964 of Robert E. Lee High School, Baytown, Texas.