Birth: Mar. 23, 1947, Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., NC
Death: Feb. 28, 1968 Quang Tri, Vietnam
US Marine Corporal Robert Edward Caldwell was 20 years old and was not married. Robert died when his helicopter crashed. His body was recovered. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Caldwell, Charlotte, NC. He served with Headquarters and Services Company, 3rd Battalion, 26th Marines, 1st Marine Division, 3rd MAF. He was awarded The Combat Action Ribbon(CAR), The Purple Heart Medal for his combat related wounds, The Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Service Medal, The National Defense Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal.
Burial: Forest Lawn West Cemetery, Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., NC Plot: Sect. P, Lot 145, Space # 4
(Source: Posted with permission of Tom & Jim Reece, #46857744;
finding NC Vietnam KIA/MIA’s gravesites; Reconfigured and submitted by: Ron Yates)