Lawson, Larry Edward, PFC

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1972-1973, 11B10, 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry (Airmobile) /B Company
Service Years
- 1973
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Private First Class


 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
South Carolina
South Carolina
Year of Birth
1946
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Union
Last Address
Union

Casualty Date
Apr 30, 1973
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Vietnam, South (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Union Memorial Gardens - Union, South Carolina
Wall/Plot Coordinates
01W 117

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord 1st Cavalry Division


 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal Cold War Veteran


 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1982, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Photo Album   (More...


 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Aviation Badge (Basic)

 
 Unit Assignments
1st Cavalry Division (Unit of Action)2nd Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division/1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry (Airmobile)
  1968-1969, 11B10, HHC, 1st Cavalry Division (Heavy Armored)
  1972-1973, 11B10, 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry (Airmobile) /B Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase V Campaign (1968)
  1968-1969 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (1968-69)
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Tet 69 Counteroffensive Campaign
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
PFC Larry E. Lawson was a 27 year old U.S. Army Soldier who died from small arms fire while serving during the Vietnam War as an Infantryman.  He was a member of B Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division.

Service Number:  248755277

PFC Lawson is buried at Union Memorial Gardens in Union, South Carolina.  Find A Grave Memorial

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=9252638

 
   
Comments/Citation

Sources:

http://www.virtualwall.org/dl/LawsonLE01a.htm

http://www.vvmf.org/thewall/Wall_Id_No=29943
   
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