Sombelon, Albert Edward, SSG

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Cavalry
Last Primary MOS
11D40- Armor Reconnaissance Senior NCO
Last MOS Group
Armor (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1966-1966, 11D40, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
Service Years
1948 - 1966

Staff Sergeant


Six Service Stripes



Three Overseas Service Bars


 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1930
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Killeen, TX
Last Address
Killeen, TX

Casualty Date
May 15, 1966
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Accidental Self-Destruction
Location
Vietnam, South (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
07E 063 / W, 115

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 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial3/4 Cav AssociationThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1966, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1966, 3/4 Cav Association
  2019, The National Gold Star Family Registry


 Tributes from Members  
Tributes from Others posted by IN Olsen, David O, SGT 547
From John Bowens posted by Short, Diane (TWS Chief Admin) 813 
 Photo Album   (More...


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 Unit Assignments
3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
  1966-1966, 11D40, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment/C Troop
  1966-1966, 11D40, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1965-1966 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Campaign (1965-66)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Jun 03, 2012, General Photos5
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
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Hymn to the Fallen performed by the 451st Army Band.
 
   
Comments/Citation

Casualty Occurrence: Destroying ammunintion with Grenades. Killed by Shrapnel.
   
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