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Robert Bryant Hamblett

Lance Corporal, Marine Corps

Born: March 13, 1950
Hometown: Roanoke City
Casualty Date: November 12, 1969
Died In: South Vietnam

Lance Corporal Hamblett served with the 3rd Platoon, D Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division. He died along with Ralph Dias during fierce combat in the Que Son Mountains. He was a 1968 graduate of Roanoke Catholic High School in Roanoke, Virginia.

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