BOBBY J YEWELL
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HONORED ON PANEL 25W, LINE 92 OF THE WALL

BOBBY JOE YEWELL

WALL NAME

BOBBY J YEWELL

PANEL / LINE

25W/92

DATE OF BIRTH

02/17/1948

CASUALTY PROVINCE

BINH LONG

DATE OF CASUALTY

05/12/1969

HOME OF RECORD

MEMPHIS

COUNTY OF RECORD

Shelby County

STATE

TN

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

SP4

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REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR BOBBY JOE YEWELL
POSTED ON 10.26.2019
POSTED BY: victor G johnson

sgt. v johnson usmc 2/4 3rd. marines 2/2-9-1 1968

bobby never forget what a blow when I went to mammie rd. to see you in 1970 was told you were kia vn in 69. bobby I cant believe how thin you were in your army uniform I lived across from Jackson ave. hope to see you and so many of my friends robbed of their life by such a misjustice by lbj. im 73 now and hope to be with you when my times comes, victor usmc
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POSTED ON 8.11.2018

Attack on LZ Andy – May 12, 1969

At approximately 1:15 AM on May 12, 1969, Quan Loi Base Camp, also known as LZ Andy, received a rocket barrage followed by a ground probe and sapper attack on the south side of the base perimeter. The enemy was able to penetrate the wire in the area between Bunkers 62 & 70. Several of the bunkers received direct hits from B-40 rocket-propelled grenade rounds and satchel charges. A 175mm artillery tube of the 1st Infantry Division was destroyed and an A Company, 1st Battalion, 2nd Infantry 4.2” mortar pit suffered a direct hit, resulting in several U.S. killed and wounded. The sappers also got inside the wire on the north side of the perimeter, utilizing the attack on the south as a diversion for the sappers on the north side. An hour after the attack began, tracked vehicles from 2nd Battalion (Mechanized), 22nd Infantry Regiment from Firebase Thunder IV arrived to reinforce the base. They were followed by the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment a little while later, which reinforced the area around bunkers 62 & 70 with armored personnel carriers and troops. A final barrage of rockets landed about 6:00 AM after which time the enemy withdrew. A sweep of the area around the perimeter at first light revealed an assortment of ammunition and explosives on a trail which lead to a location where rifles, grenade launchers, satchel charges, and other weapons were found. Also, the rally point used by the enemy before the attack was found where uniforms, sandals, web gear, wallets and documents were discovered. The results of engagement were twelve Viet Cong killed, sappers who were found stripped down to their shorts. Friendly casualties were fourteen Americans dead and over ninety wounded. The lost U.S. personnel were SP4 Charles C. Case, PFC Gary A. Corrie, PFC David E. Demings, SP4 Earnest T. Freeman, PFC Donald W. Garrett, SP4 Ronald L. Gray, SP4 James W. Harter, PFC Lawrence D. Harvey, SP4 Robert D. Lewis, SP4 Raymond F. Norvell, SP4 Cecil W. Queen, SP4 Charles G. Stultz, SP4 Thomas A. Whitby, and SP4 Bobby J. Yewell. [Taken from coffeltdatabase.org]
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POSTED ON 2.17.2018
POSTED BY: Dennis Wriston

I'm proud of our Vietnam Veterans

Specialist Four Bobby Joe Yewell, Served with Company A, 1st Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division.
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POSTED ON 3.6.2014
POSTED BY: Curt Carter [email protected]

Remembering An American Hero

Dear SP4 Bobby Joe Yewell, sir

As an American, I would like to thank you for your service and for your sacrifice made on behalf of our wonderful country. The youth of today could gain much by learning of heroes such as yourself, men and women whose courage and heart can never be questioned.

With respect, Sir

Curt Carter
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POSTED ON 11.11.2012
POSTED BY: Cheryl Nelson

Never Forgotten

My Dad talked about you with great respect. You were his favorite nephew. He talked about how much you loved God and how it showed. I wish I could have known you.

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