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

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