School Attended: Mary O. Pottenger School, Springfield, MA School Start Date: 9/9/53 School Attended: White Street School, Springfield, MA School Start Date: 3/8/54 School Attended: Alfred M. Glickman School, Springfield, MA School Start Date: 9/7/55 School Attended: Memorial School, Springfield, MA School Start Date: 9/5/56 School Attended: Sumner Avenue School, Springfield, MA School Start Date: 5/16/57 School Attended: Forest Park Junior High School, Springfield, MA School Start Date: 9/7/60 School Attended: Technical High School, Springfield, MA School Start Date: 9/4/63 High School Diploma: Yes Diploma Year: 1966 College Name: Western New England College, Springfield, MA Degree Major: Business Administration Degree Year: 30 SH by 1968
Selective Service Data: SSS Local Board Number: 82 SSS Local Board Location: Springfield, MA SSS Registration Date: 6/1/66 SSS Registrant Description: 5' 10.5"/175 pounds/light brown hair/blue eyes
Military Service Record: Entry Date: 8/14/68 Entry Mode: Induction Entry Location: Springfield, MA Home Of Record: Springfield, MA Military Branch: Army Military Component: Selective Service Rank: Private First Class Rank Abbrev: PFC Pay Grade: E3 MOS: 11B10 MOS Title: Infantryman MOS Background: Established May 65. MOS still in use Aug 00. 4th char of 1 = E1-E4 skill level. 5th char of O = no extra qualification or SQL. Awards Received: Bronze Star Medal with First Oak Leaf Cluster for Heroism; Purple Heart Medal; Air Medal; Army Good Conduct Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Vietnam Service Medal; Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal Badges Earned: Combat Infantryman Badge; Expert Badge with Rifle Bar Length Of Service: less than 1 year
Southeast Asia Tour Data: Date Tour Commenced: 1/13/69 Major Command: 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile) Sub Command 1: 5th Cavalry Sub Command 2: 2nd Battalion Sub Command 3: Company B
Army Campaign Number: 9th Army Campaign Name: Counteroffensive, Phase VI
Casualty Data: Casualty Date: 3/9/69 Casualty Time: 0316 Casualty Age: 20 Casualty Data 1: Hostile Casualty Data 2: Ground Casualty Casualty Data 3: Gun, Small Arms Fire Casualty Location: Vicinity of Cu Chi, RVN Casualty Province: Tay Ninh Province Casualty Country: South Vietnam Casualty Grid Coordinates: XT 349 154 Body: Recovered
Burial/Memorial: Burial Location: St. Michael's Cemetery, Springfield, MA Burial Plot Location: St. Clare 263 #2 Burial Date: 3/27/69
Consigned Funeral Home: Byron Funeral Home, Springfield, MA Escort Name: PFC Vincent D. DiMonaco, USA (a close friend from PFC Erbentraut's unit) Springfield 50 Casualty Order: 33rd Vietnam Veterans Memorial Panel Number: 30W Line Number: 87
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