SERVICE HISTORY

Spc. 4 Leslie H. Sabo, Jr. [say-bow] (23 February 1948 -- 10 May 1970)

- Killed in action May 10, 1970 in Se San, Cambodia (While trying to save his buddies from a North Vietnamese ambush that killed seven of his 101st Airborne Division comrades.)
- Age: 22 years
- Unit: Company B, 3rd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment
- Dates of Service: April 24, 1969 to May 10, 1970

AWARDS

U.S. Awards

• **Bronze Star Medal (Posthumous)
• Purple Heart (Posthumous)
• Army Commendation Medal (Meritorious Achievement, 1 Dec 69 to 30 Apr 70)
• Air Medal
• **Army Good Conduct Medal (Posthumous)
• National Defense Service Medal
• Vietnam Service Medal with two Bronze Service Stars Combat Infantryman Badge
• Sharpshooter Marksmanship Badge with Auto Rifle Marksman
• Marksmanship Badge with machine gun

Foreign Awards

• **Military Merit Medal (Posthumous)
• Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal with "60" device Republic of Vietnam
• Gallantry Cross with Palm (Posthumous, Individual award)
• Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm (Unit award)
• Republic of Vietnam Civil Actions Honor Medal, First Class (Unit award)

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