VIETNAM - LUBAS, JAMES ALEX

Lubas, James Alex

VIETNAM - LUBAS, JAMES ALEX
LUBAS, JAMES ALEX

Rank: Specialist 4

Unit: D Company, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 11E – Armor Crewman

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

Unit awards: Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Selected Service

Date of birth: 31-Mar-1945

Hometown: Chicago, Illinois

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Start of tour: 30-Jul-1967

Incident date: 22-Sep-1967

Date of casualty: 22-Sep-1967

Age at death: 22

Cause of death: Non-hostile, died of other causes. Other Accident. Accidental homicide.
James Alex Lubas died as the result of gunshot wound received when machine gun accidentally detonated while passenger on tank on combat operation.

Location of fatality: South Vietnam

Place of interment: Saint Adalbert Catholic Cemetery, Niles, Illinois, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 27E 002 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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