VIETNAM - RUTBERG, FRANKLIN STEVEN

Rutberg, Franklin Steven

VIETNAM - RUTBERG, FRANKLIN STEVEN
RUTBERG, FRANKLIN STEVEN

Rank: Private First Class

Unit: E Troop, 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 11B – Infantryman

Awards: 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: 8-Nov-1942

Hometown: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Start of tour: 10-Jan-1967

Incident date: 9-May-1967

Date of casualty: 9-May-1967

Age at death: 24

Cause of death: Hostile, died while missing. Unknown. Multiple fragmentation wounds.
Franklin Steven Rutberg was on combat operation when a hostile claymore mine detonated.

Location of fatality: Quang Ngai, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Montefiore Cemetery, Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 19E 074 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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