Ables, Elmer Robert Lee, Jr., SFC

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Sergeant First Class
Last Service Branch
Medical Corps
Last Primary MOS
91B40-Medical Specialist
Last MOS Group
Medical Department (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1966-1967, 91B40, Det A-341, A Company, 5th Special Forces Group, Det B-34 (Song Be)
Service Years
1955 - 1967


Special Forces
Sergeant First Class


Four Service Stripes


 Last Photo   Personal Details 

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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1937
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Newhall, CA
Last Address
Newhall, CA

Casualty Date
Oct 26, 1967
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Phuoc Long (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
28E 071 / Section 13, 7173-K

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1967, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Medical 1st Award
Parachutist (Basic)

 
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
5th Special Forces Group (Airborne)
  1966-1967, 91B40, Det A-341, A Company, 5th Special Forces Group, Det B-34 (Song Be)
  1967-1967, 91B40, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)1
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Casualty Occurrence: Medevac Helicopter crash, Exact location and details unknown.
   
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