VIETNAM - SCHYSKA, LEROY FLOYD

Schyska, Leroy Floyd

VIETNAM - SCHYSKA, LEROY FLOYD
SCHYSKA, LEROY FLOYD

Rank: Private First Class

Unit: 46th Infantry Platoon Scout Dog, 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: Regular

Date of birth: 18-Jul-1949

Hometown: Moline, Illinois

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Start of tour: 18-Sep-1967

Incident date: 6-Dec-1967

Date of casualty: 6-Dec-1967

Age at death: 18

Cause of death: Hostile, died of wounds. Grenade. Multiple fragmentation wounds.
Leroy Floyd Schyska died as the result of wounds received when he engaged hostile force in firefight while on ambush patrol.

Location of fatality: Phuoc Tuy, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Rock Island National Cemetery, Rock Island, Illinois, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 31E 054 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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