1968 Vietnam MIA POW BRACELET Spec 4 ROBERT TRUJILLO

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  • Sold Date: Apr 02, 2011
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MIA-POW bracelet, has some light scratches and a star sticker on one side.
TRUJILLO, ROBERT STEVEN
Name: Robert Steven Trujillo
Rank/Branch: E3/US Army
Unit: Company A, 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry, 3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry
Division
Date of Birth: 03 August 1946
Home City of Record: Santa Fe NM
Date of Loss: 07 January 1968
Country of Loss: South Vietnam
Loss Coordinates: 154047N 1081347E (BT032353)
Status (in 1973): Missing in Action
Category: 2
Aircraft/Vehicle/Ground: Ground
Refno: 0973
Other Personnel in Incident: James M. Stone (missing)
Source: Compiled by Homecoming II Project 01 September 1990 from one or more
of the following: raw data from U.S. Government agency sources,
correspondence with POW/MIA families, published sources, interviews.
Updated by the P.O.W. NETWORK 1998.
REMARKS:
SYNOPSIS: PFC Robert S. Trujillo, rifleman, and 1LT James M. Stone, company
commander, were on a combat operation with their unit near the border of
Quang Nam and Quang Tin Provinces in South Vietnam on January 7, 1968.
During a fire fight with a superior enemy force, their battalion was forced
from their position and began a breakout maneuver.
Members of Trujillo's unit saw him stand up and start to advance with the
armored personnel carriers (APCs) that were attached to his unit. That was
the last time

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