Oberle, Stewart William, SGT

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1968-1969, B Company, 1st Battalion, 61st Infantry
Service Years
1968 - 1969


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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
New York
Last Address
New York

Casualty Date
Jun 30, 1969
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Other Explosive Device
Quang Tri (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Green Wood Cemetery - Brooklyn, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
21W 039

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Noncommissioned Officers Candidate Course (NCOCC) Fort Benning, GA5th Infantry Division1st Battalion, 61st Infantry
  1968-1968, Noncommissioned Officers Candidate Course (NCOCC) Fort Benning, GA
  1968-1969, 11B10, 5th Infantry Division
  1968-1969, B Company, 1st Battalion, 61st Infantry
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  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
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Summer-Fall 1969 Campaign
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Stewart was wounded 30 March 1969 from a RPG that hit a M113 he was driving back to the rear for maintenance. He didn't want to wait for a chopper. SGT Oberle died three months later. We were all sad when we got the news. I last saw him which he took the blast in the face from the trim vane exploding. We were told he was blinded but hoped he would make it. He was my first Squad Leader and a damn good one. 


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Vietnam Veterans Memorial
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