Robert I. Dupell

Date of Birth: 03/30/1949
Neighborhood: West Philadelphia
High School: St. Thomas More High School
Street: Jefferson Street
Branch of Service: Army
Rank: SGT
Date of Casualty: 02/06/1970
Province of Casualty: Binh Duong
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 8
Panel Row: 18

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"'Bobby' Dupell left for Vietnam as a compassionate and caring boy and died there a corn passionate and caring man," his father said. Beneath his quiet reserve was a deep concern for his family and friends. The 1967 graduate of St. Thomas More High School had worked several months as a printerís apprentice be-fore he was drafted into the Army in March 1969 and sent to Vietnam. The 20-year-old sergeant, a rifleman with Company C of the 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division, died on Feb. 6, 1970, He was survived by his parents, three sisters and four brothers.

Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial