Cambas, Victor Byron, SSG

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1970-1970, 11B10, 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment/B Company
Service Years
1967 - 1970

Staff Sergeant


One Service Stripe


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Home State
Louisiana
Louisiana
Year of Birth
1947
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
New Orleans
Last Address
New Orleans

Casualty Date
Jun 26, 1970
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Thua Thien (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Lake Lawn Park Cemetery - New Orleans, Louisiana
Wall/Plot Coordinates
09W 093

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1970, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Photo Album   (More...


 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Parachutist (Basic)

 
 Unit Assignments
HQ, United States Military Entrance Processing Command (USMEPCOM)Infantry Center and School (Staff) Fort Benning, GA101st Airborne Division 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment
  1969-1969, MEPS (Staff) New Orleans, LA
  1969-1969, 11B10, Headquarters, US Army Infantry School
  1970-1970, 101st Airborne Division
  1970-1970, 11B10, 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment/B Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1969-1970 Vietnam War/Winter-Spring 1970 Campaign
  1970-1970 Vietnam War/Sanctuary Counteroffensive Campaign (1970)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
SGT CAMBAS WAS MY PLATOON SGT AT THE TIME OF HIS DEATH. WE WERE HIT BY AN NVA COMPANY AND LOST 5 KIA AND 8 WOUNDED THAT NIGHT.  WE NEVER SHOULD HAVE SPENT A SECOND NIGHT IN THAT LOCATION.  THEY WERE SIZING US UP ALL DAY.  ~ Brian Allen
   
Comments/Citation
SSGT - E5 - Army - Selective Service
101st Airborne Division

His tour began on Feb 17, 1970
Casualty was on Jun 26, 1970
In THUA THIEN, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
GUN, SMALL ARMS FIRE
Body was recovered


Age:  23
Race:  Caucasion
Sex:  Male
Date of Birth:  Jan 13, 1947
From:  New Orleans, LA
Religion:  Roman Catholic
Marital Status:  Married

Vietnam Wall Panel coords 09W 093

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