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Robert Arthur Carney
First Lieutenant, United States Marine Corps
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Robert Arthur Carney was born on October 1, 1935 and joined the Armed Forces while in Akron, Ohio.

He served in the United States Marine Corps.  In 16 years of service, he attained the rank of First Lieutenant.

On December 3, 1968, at the age of 33, Robert Arthur Carney perished in the service of our country in South Vietnam, Quang Nam.

Lieutenant Carney is buried in Section 46 of Arlington National Cemetery with Robert L. Norton, First Lieutenant, United States Marine Corps, who was killed with him.

Lieutenant Carney was the recipient of the Distinguished Flying Cross, twelve awards of the Air Medal and the Purple Heart.


CARNEY, ROBERT ARTHUR
1LT USMC
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
DATE OF BIRTH: 10/01/1935
DATE OF DEATH: 12/03/1968
DATE OF INTERMENT: 01/07/1969
BURIED AT: SECTION 46  SITE 517
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
 




Posted: 24 August 2003  Updated: 18 September 2004  Updated: 11 September 2005
Distinguished Flying Cross
 

Air Medal
 

Purple Heart Medal
 

RA Carney Gravesite PHOTO June 2003
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 27 June 2003