Hubert Owen Th-UotSpecialist Four
B CO, 1ST BN, 16TH INFANTRY, 1 INF DIV
Army of the United States
30 October 1947 - 28 February 1967
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My brother Hubert was an exceptional individual. He was well liked by all (young and old) in our community. I don't know of anyone who didn't like him the moment they met him. He was just that kind of person.
I thank him greatly for his sacrifice to his country, and to his family. I miss him. Rest in peace, brother.
From his oldest brother,
A Note from The Virtual WallOn 28 February 1967, while operating near Prek Klok, about 14 kilometers south-southwest of the Katum airfield, B/1/16 Infantry was attacked by a much larger enemy force. Twenty-five U. S. troops died in heavy fighting before a combination of air and artillery support relieved the beleaguered command. Platoon Sergeant Matthew Leonard received a posthumous Medal of Honor for his actions in rallying his outnumbered men and preventing even greater loss of life.
The 25 men were
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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 06 Jun 2008
Last updated 08/10/2009