Young, Stephen Walter, 2LT Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Second Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Last Unit
1969-1969, 1542, Field Advisory Element MACV /MACV Advisory Team 73
Service Years
1969 - 1969

Infantry

Second Lieutenant


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Home State
New Jersey
New Jersey
Year of Birth
1945
 
Casualty Info
Home Town
Collingswood
Last Address
Collingswood


Casualty Date
Sep 06, 1969
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Chuong Thien
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Lakeview Memorial Park - Cinnaminson, New Jersey
Wall/Plot Coordinates
18W 052

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 

Combat Advisor

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award


 
 Unit Assignments
Military Assistance Command Vietnam MACV
  1969-1969, 1542, Field Advisory Element MACV /MACV Advisory Team 73
 Combat and Operations History
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Summer-Fall 1969 Campaign 9 June to 31 October 1969 VSM Streamer
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

The Philadelphia Inquirer - September 13, 1969

Posted on 2/20/08 - by Jim McIlhenney christianamacks@comcast.net
SOLDIER KILLED IN ACTION IN MEKONG DELTA

An Army second lieutenant from Collingswood, N.J., who had been in Vietnam for five weeks, has been killed in action, the Defense Department reported Friday.
Lt. Stephen W. Young, 23, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Young, of 325 W. Franklin ave., was killed while on duty in the Mekong Delta.
He graduated from Collingswood High School in 1963 and Bowling Green State University of Ohio in 1967.
Lt. Young enlisted in Ohio in 1967 and went into the service in January 1968. He was graduated from officers candidate school in November 1968 and was sent to Vietnam Aug. 1, where he was assigned to a mobile advisory team.
His father said he sent the family a letter saying he had been told to learn the Vietnamese language and religious customs in two weeks.
Surviving with his parents is a sister, Mrs. Carolyn J. Scott.

   
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Vietnam Veterans MemorialMilitary Order of the Purple Heart
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