HONORED ON PANEL 2E, LINE 37 OF THE WALL

ROBERT PAUL DIONNE

WALL NAME

ROBERT P DIONNE

PANEL / LINE

2E/37

DATE OF BIRTH

04/02/1943

CASUALTY PROVINCE

QUANG NAM

DATE OF CASUALTY

07/14/1965

HOME OF RECORD

MANCHESTER

COUNTY OF RECORD

Hillsborough County

STATE

NH

BRANCH OF SERVICE

NAVY

RANK

HN

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REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR ROBERT PAUL DIONNE
POSTED ON 4.2.2023
POSTED BY: Dennis Wriston

I'm Proud of Our Vietnam Veterans

Hospitalman Robert Paul Dionne, Served with the Headquarters and Service Company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, Third Marine Amphibious Force. He was assigned to Company E, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, When He was Killed in Action.
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POSTED ON 7.14.2022
POSTED BY: David Holt

In Remembrance

Robert enlisted in the Navy 2 April 1960.He
took his boot camp training at Great Lakes,
where he was made the honor man of his platoon.
Robert and Joan Cora Johnson were married 9
June 1962 at the Manchester St Patrick
Church and they moved to Rhode Island where
Robert was stationed.
After completing his first enlistment,Robert
enlisted again on 29 June 1964 while stationed
at Quonset Point Naval Hospital in RI.
Upon arriving in Vietnam at the beginning of
1965,Robert was assigned to H&S Company,
2nd Battalion,3rd Marine Regiment,3rd Marine
Division.
At a later date he was transferred to serve as
the Corpsman of 2nd Platoon,Echo Company,
2nd Battalion,3rd Marine Regiment,3rd Marine
Division.
Robert died as a result of multiple fragment-
ation wounds due to friendly fire.A howtar
short round landed on the CP,5 kilometers
west southwest of the Nam-O Bridge.
Robert was married and served his country for
5 years,3 months and 12 days.KIA#822.
Tour of duty unknown.
Robert was 22 years,3 months and 12 days old.
A solemn high mass service of requiem was
celebrated at the St Patrick Church 24 July.
Survived by his wife;Joan Cora Johnson Dionne
and his son;Brian Paul of Manchester,NH.

His parents;Ernest Arthur & Jeanette B Dionne
and his sister of Manchester,NH.

NOTE:
On December 22,1965 the Manchester Board
of Alderman approved in renaming the Old
Amoskeag Bridge to the Robert P Memorial
Bridge in honor of the first Manchester man
killed in the Vietnam War.
A bronze plaque was installed on the bridge
honoring Robert Paul Dionne.
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POSTED ON 5.7.2022
POSTED BY: John Fabris

honoring you...

Thank you for your service to our country so long ago sir. As long as you are remembered you will always be with us.
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POSTED ON 3.21.2022
POSTED BY: ANON

79

Never forgotten.

Semper Fi, Doc
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POSTED ON 4.1.2021
POSTED BY: joe wernli

NEVER FORGOTTEN

I SERVED IN VIETNAM 67-68 QUANG-TRI I FEEL AS A BROTHER TO YOU, REST DOC, WE GOT YA. JOE WERNLI HMC (AC)
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