The casualty database and other available information indicates that 1/12 Infantry lost three men on 02 Dec 1966, two from A Company and one from B Company, while operating in the Central Highlands near the Cambodian border. S. L. A. Marshall's book West to Cambodia proves SP4 Campos was with Bravo 1/12 that day ... it contains the following on page 196:
"The second man, Spec. 4 Larry Compos, took two bullets to the chest, dying the following morning. The third man Pfc. Monnett Gilbey [sic] was shot through the heart."
The four men who died on 02/03 December were:
1LT Mark N. Enari, Pasadena, CA, A/1/12 Inf (KIA) (Silver Star)
SP4 Larry P. Campos, Roswell, NM, B/4th Eng (DoW 03 Dec)
PFC Tommy Jones, Bakersfield, CA, A/1/12 Inf (KIA) (Silver Star)
PFC Mehmet A. Gill-Bey, New York, NY, B/1/12 Inf (KIA)