Corporal Roberts, a tank driver, was moving his tank into a clump of bushes to afford protection to another tank which had become disabled. The tank slid into a shell hole, 10 feet deep, filled with water, and was immediately submerged.
Corporal Roberts' sergeant pulled up as the man began to flee. The man then pulled an AR-15 rifle from his shopping basket, pointed it at the sergeant, and then fled on foot. The sergeant then provided aid to Corporal Roberts by calling for back-up.
Corporal Roberts' Sergeant pulled up and observed the suspect running from the scene. The suspect then pulled out an AR-15 assault rifle from a canvas bag and pointed it at the Sergeant. The suspect then took off running and the Sergeant ran to help Mike.
Corporal Harold W. Roberts Medal Of Honor Recipient. Harold W. Roberts, son of John and Elfreda Roberts, was born October 14, 1895, in San Francisco, California. He was a small man, slight in stature but was a very energetic person filled with zest for living and an active imagination.
Benjamin "Ben" Roberts-Smith, VC, MG (born 1 November 1978) is an Australian businessman, former Australian Army soldier, and a recipient of the Victoria Cross for Australia (VC), the highest award in the Australian honours system.
Corporal Dennis J. “Shooter” Roberts, 49, of Crossett, passed away Tuesday, March 13, 2007 at his residence after a courageous battle with melanoma. Mr. Roberts was a native of Santa Monica, CA a resident of Crossett and Ashley County for the past 28 years.
One of the items that Gary McMaster most wanted was a photograph of Corporal Harold Roberts. The CGS research team determined that Roberts graduated from Wilmerding High School in 1913.
Corporal Roberts was transported to Tampa General Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 10:50p.m. A K-9 officer tracked the suspect to 812 Yukon Street where he surrendered to police. Two witnesses saw the suspect pistol whip and shoot Corporal Roberts.
Corporal Ben Roberts-Smith, VC, MG Australian Army soldier Corporal Ben Roberts-Smith is the second Australian and the second member of the Special Air Service Regiment to be awarded the Victoria Cross for Australia.