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Somerville, Robert A.


 
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Robert A. Somerville lived in Rye on Horton Street and graduated Rye High School, class of 1965. During the Vietnam War he served in the U.S. Navy.
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Street Address: Horton Street
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy

Veteran Code: VIET-171


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Robert A. Somerville


I went in the Navy in June of 1966 and my first duty station was a Destroyer Escort out of Newport RI. During my second year on the ship I received orders to Vietnam with a group called The Mobile Riverine Force. I spent 13 months on a small boat going up and down the rivers in the Mekong Delta. During my time in-country I received the Purple Heart for wounds during an ambush on the river.

After my 13 months I was stationed on a Destroyer out of San Diego and recieved my discharge from the Navy in April 1970 with a 3 month early out for serving in Vietnam.

When I got home I got married and had 2 children. I spent 22 years with the Rye Police Dept. and retired in 1999. My father and my uncles went to Rye High School and I graduated from Rye High School. Both of my children graduated from Rye High School and I now have grandchildren in the Rye School system.





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5 of 5 3 kids September 25, 2022
Reviewer: Renee somerville from Rcg0221@sbcglobal.net  
Robert also has a son who is 26 Drew .

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