Private Robert L. Rogers, Jr. was born on July 17, 1932. He served as a Light Weapons Infantryman with Company I, 3rd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. He was seriously wounded by the enemy in the Taegu Area, South Korea on September 12, 1950 and died of those wounds on September 19, 1950 in Southern Japan. He is buried in Beaverdam Baptist Church Cemetery in Williamston, Anderson County, South Carolina.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 17 July 1932
  • Date of death: 19 September 1950
  • County: Anderson
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division
  • Conflict: Korean War
  • Awards: Purple Heart, Combat Infantrymans Badge, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Presidential Unit Citation, and Republic of Korea War Service Medal
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Beaverdam Baptist Church Cemetery, Williamston, Anderson County, South Carolina
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XX, Top Panel
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