Richard Norman GereauCaptain
HHC, 2ND BN, 28TH INF RGT, 1 INF DIV
Army of the United States
04 March 1934 - 05 March 1966
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The database page for Richard Norman Gereau
CPT Gereau was killed making an emergency ammunition resupply mission to some of the battalion's companies which were in heavy contact with a VC Heavy Weapons battalion and were running out of ammunition. The helicopter he was riding in was shot down while making the deliveries.
This was the same battle in which 2Lt Robert Hibbs of the battalion won the Medal of Honor.
A Note from The Virtual WallSix men died when UH-1D tail number 63-12995 was shot down north of Lai Khe by .51 caliber AAA fire:
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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
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