VIETNAM - JOBE, BOBBY W

Jobe, Bobby W

VIETNAM - JOBE, BOBBY W
JOBE, BOBBY W

Rank: Sergeant

Unit: L Troop, 3rd 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: Valorous Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Citation, Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Note: 3rd platoon, Track L-31

Enlisted by: Regular

Date of birth: 2-Oct-1940

Hometown: El Paso, Texas

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Start of tour: 15-Nov-1966

Incident date: 8-Jan-1968

Date of casualty: 8-Jan-1968

Age at death: 27

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Artillery/Mortar/Rocket. Artillery, rocket, or mortar.
Bobby W. Jobe died from metal fragment wounds received while commander of military vehicle when vehicle struck by hostile anti-tank round.

Location of fatality: Tay Ninh, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Fort Bliss National Cemetery, El Paso, Texas, USA

View this soldier‘s Find a Grave page (opens in a new window)

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 33E 087 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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