Robert J. Chambers

Date of Birth: 03/06/1948
Neighborhood: Germantown
High School: Germantown High School
Street: E. Church Lane
Branch of Service: Army
Rank: SP4
Date of Casualty: 02/13/1968
Province of Casualty: Gia Dinh
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 5
Panel Row: 14

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Chambers enlisted in the Army in October 1965 after attending Germantown High School, and was stationed in Germany for nearly two years before volunteering for Vietnam. The 19-year-old specialist four, a rifleman, gunner, and forward observer, was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company of the 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division. Chambers was listed as missing in action a month after he arrived in Vietnam, and was declared dead on Feb. 13, 1968. He was survived by his parents, three brothers and a sister.

Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial