Jasura, Robert William


Rank: Private First Class

Unit: B Troop, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 11B – Infantryman

Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

Badges: Combat Infantryman Badge

Unit awards: Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Selected Service

Date of birth: 4-Aug-1948

Hometown: Pinconning, Michigan

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 23-Apr-1968

Start of tour: 21-Sep-1968

Incident date: Unknown

Date of casualty: 13-Nov-1968

Age at death: 20

Cause of death: Hostile, died of wounds. Small Arms Fire. Gun or small arms fire.
Robert William Jasura died from wounds received while gunner on military vehicle on combat operation when engaged hostile force in firefight. Individual was admitted to a military medical facility and later expired.

Location of fatality: Binh Long, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Saint Michaels Cemetery, Pinconning, Michigan, USA

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 39W 060 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)


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