Robert J. Wells

Date of Birth: 12/26/1943
Neighborhood: Cobbs Creek
High School: John Bartram High School
Street: S. 60th Street
Branch of Service: Army
Rank: PFC
Date of Casualty: 07/22/1966
Province of Casualty:
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 32
Panel Row: 7

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The 1962 Bartram high School graduate drowned on July 22, 1966, as his army unit attempted to cross the La Drang river near Pleiku, Pleiku Province, while on a combat mission. The private first class was 22 years old. He was survived by his parents, 3 brother and 2 sisters.

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