Robert Edmund Cochran, E-6, Rosser, Texas, March 10, 1968 - age 26

       In memory of Robert Edmund Cochran, born September 29, 1941 in Rosser, Kaufman Co., TX, son of James Edmund Cochran and Daisey Mooney. A Staff Sgt. in the US Army, killed in action in the Vietnam war. His death date is listed as March 10, 1968. Robert served with Delta Company as a Staff Sgt., in the 4th Battalion of the 9th Infantry Regiment (Manchu).

      His brother, James Fredrick (Fred) Cochran, said Robert was a much decorated war hero with the highest award being the Distinguished Service Cross. His name was submitted for the Medal of Honor. Robert Edmund Cochran descended from a long line of honorable men with a heritage that has been traced back to Paisley, Scotland in the 1400s.

Honoring all the men who fell in battle,
Janice Mauldin Castleman
castle96@flash.net