Scheib, Lawrence Elwood, Jr., SP 4

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Last Rank
Specialist 4
Last Primary MOS
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1969-1970, 11B10, L Company, 75th Infantry (Ranger)
Service Years
1969 - 1970
Specialist 4

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Tower City
Last Address
Tower City

Casualty Date
Aug 29, 1970
Hostile, Died
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Thua Thien
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
07W 023

 Official Badges 

101st Airbone Division 75th Ranger Regiment

 Unofficial Badges 

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

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

Parachutist (Basic)

 Unit Assignments
L Company, 75th Infantry (Ranger)
  1969-1970, 11B10, L Company, 75th Infantry (Ranger)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1969-1970 Vietnam War
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
SP4 Scheib was a passenger flying aboard a UH-1H (#67-17699) during a Ranger team insertion. As theAaircraft settled into the LZ, it was hit repeatedly in the forward section by 12.7mm AA machinegun and RPG fire. 4 of the Rangers survived the crash

Crew and Passengers Lost:
WO1 Mark W. Minear [AC]
1LT John F. Shiefer [CP]
SP4 Lawrence E. Scheib,  Jr. (PX)
PFC Harry T. Henthorn (PX)

SP4 Scheib was interred in Greenwood Cemetery, Tower City, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.
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