Bobby Bevard ’67

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Bobby Bevard
Brevard medals

Bobby Bevard
Spec 4, Army

Bobby Bevard

During his time in high school, Bob was a multi-sport athlete and an intense competitor who enjoyed working on muscle cars whenever possible.

Bob arrived in Vietnam in January 1969 and was lost during an artillery battle in August of that year. Just a day or two before his loss Bob spent time with another Bruin whose duties required him to be in the area.

Personal Data

Home of Record:   Santa Clara, CA

Date of Birth:         04/20/1948

Military Data

Service Branch:    Army of the United States

Grade at Loss:        E4

Rank:                      Specialist Four

MOS or Specialty: 13A10: Field Artillery Basic

Length Service:     Less than one year

Unit:                        A Btry, 1st BN, 30th Artillery, 1st Cav Div, USARV

Casualty Data

Start Tour:             01/20/1969

Incident Date:       08/12/1969

Casualty Date:       08/12/1969

Age at Loss:            21

Location:                Tay Ninh Province, South Vietnam

Remains:                Body Recovered

Casualty Type:      Hostile, died outright

Casualty Reason:  Ground casualty

Casualty Detail:    Multiple fragmentation wounds

On the Wall:             Panel W19   Line 8

Bobby Bevard