Lauber, Robert Dean, CPL

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

Corporal


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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1947
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Monica
Last Address
Box 47, Monica, IL

Casualty Date
Mar 29, 1969
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Tay Ninh (Vietnam)
Conflict
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
2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry (Airmobile)2nd Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division
  1968-1969, 11B10, 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry (Airmobile)/A Company
  1968-1969, 11B10, 2nd Air Cavalry 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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