Bouchet, Robert Louis, SM2
Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class (E-5)
Last Primary Designator/NEC
SM-0000-Signalman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Signalman
Last Duty Station
1967-1968, SM-0000, IUWG-1 WESTPAC Detachment/Unit 3 - Qui Nhon
Service Years
1964 - 1968
SM-Signalman
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Home State
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Year of Birth
1944
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Needham, ma
Last Address
Needham, MA

Casualty Date
Aug 11, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Binh Dinh
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Santa Barbara Cemetery - Santa Barbara, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
49W 046

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 Duty Stations
IUWG-1/IUWG-1 WESTPAC Detachment
  1967-1968, SM-0000, IUWG-1 WESTPAC Detachment/Unit 3 - Qui Nhon
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1968 Vietnam War
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Last Known Activity
Burns, Bouchet and Miller were part of an ambush operation that went sour. The boats were Boston Whalers converted and stripped down. No armor, just an M60 machine gun. While interdicting a sampan in a free fire zone, the decision was made by the OINC to try and board rather than open fire. The VC opened fire first. Killing all 3. 
   
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