Robert J. Campbell

Date of Birth: 08/07/1941
Neighborhood: North Philadelphia
High School:
Branch of Service: Army
Rank: SGT
Date of Casualty: 12/21/1965
Province of Casualty:
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 4
Panel Row: 17

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The veteran combat team leader, assigned to Company C of the 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), had been back in Philadelphia from Vietnam for five days when the symptoms of malaria appeared. The former sergeant died in Temple University Hospital four days before Christmas Day 1965. Campbell, 24, was a 19S9 graduate of Edison High School and had worked for 4˝ years for the Farm Journal, where he was a supervisor in the stencil department before joining the Army in December 1963. He was survived by his wife and son, parents and a sister.

Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial