Lauber, Robert Dean, CPL

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1968-1969, 11B10, A Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry
Service Years
1968 - 1969


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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
Box 47, Monica, IL

Casualty Date
Mar 29, 1969
Hostile, Died
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Tay Ninh (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Swan Lake Memory Gardens Cemetery - Peoria, Illinois
Wall/Plot Coordinates
28W 082

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1982, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified]3 - Assoc. Page
  2010, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry2nd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division
  1968-1969, 11B10, A Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry
  1968-1969, 11B10, 2nd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1969 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (1968-69)
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Tet 69 Counteroffensive Campaign
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
The assault into LZ Jess cost Alpha 2/5 eight men, two of whom received posthumous awards of the Distinguished Service Cross:

  • SSG Martin J. Canavan, Barstow, CA (Dist Svc Cross)

  • CPL Kenneth J. Brenner, Hope, KS (Dist Svc Cross) (Medic, HHC w/ A/2/5)

  • SP4 Thomas L. Cottrell, Milwaukee, WI

  • SP4 Richard E. Griego, Santa Fe, NM

  • CPL Robert D. Lauber, Monica, IL

  • CPL James M. McKinley, Mc David, FL (Medic, HHC w/ A/2/5)

  • SP4 Charles R. Prchal, Sound Beach, NY

  • PFC Ronald R. Meyer, Seattle, WA

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