Robert Beryl Stafford was the son of Charles Oscar Stafford and Mary Eliza Cox. He was married to Laine Elenora Reinikainen and they had four children, three daughters, Leslie, Donna and Nancy Stafford and one son, Robert B. Stafford.

Military Data
Service Army Regular
Grade at loss E5
Rank Sergeant
ID No 7082078
MOS 11B40 Infantryman
LenSvc Between 18 and 19 years
Unit C Company Rifle Security, 52nd Infantry, 716th MP Battalion

Casualty Data
Start Tour Friday, 15 December 1967
Cas Date Wednesday, 31 January 1968
Age at Loss 50
Remains Body recovered
Location Gia Dinh, South Vietnam
Type Hostile, died outright
Reason Gun or small arms fire – Ground casualty

Vietnam Wall Panel 36E Line 038

Sulphur Springs Cemetery, Washington County, Tennessee


Photo from Allen D. Jackson, USAF (Ret)

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Date of birth:
  • 10 December 1917
  • Date of death: 31 January 1968
  • County: Sullivan
  • Hometown: Kingsport
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 52nd Infantry Regiment
  • Conflict: Vietnam
  • Awards: Bronze Star, Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Sulphur Springs Cemetery, Washington County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXIV, Middle Panel
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