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First Name: Robert

Last Name: Cope

Birthplace:

Gender: Male

Branch: Marines (present)



Middle Name: Joe



Date of Birth: 08 January 1947

Date of Death: 19 April 1967

Rank: Lance Corporal

Years Served:
Robert Joe Cope

   
Engagements:
•  Vietnam War (1960 - 1973)

Biography:

Robert Joe Cope

Lance Corporal, U.S. Marine Corps

 

Robert Joe Cope was born on 8 January 1947.

On 19 April 1967, Lance Corporal Robert Joe Cope was serving with 1st Platoon, H Company, 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division, III Marine Amphibious Force, in Quang Nam Province, South Vietnam.

On that day, Lance Corporal Cope was killed in action when he sustained wounds from small arms fire. His body was recovered.

Medals

Purple Heart
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal

Honors

The name Robert J Cope is inscribed on Panel 18E Line 48 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.

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Honoree ID: 8175   Created by: MHOH

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