Amey, Samuel Allen, SP 4

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Last Rank
Specialist 4
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1971-1971, 11B20, B Company, 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry
Service Years
1970 - 1971

Specialist 4

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Oakland, CA
Last Address
Oakland, CA

Casualty Date
Oct 28, 1971
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Drowned, Suffocated
Quang Tin (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Mountain View Cemetery - Fresno, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
02W 053

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord

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 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  2012, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
11th Infantry Brigade (Light)2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry
  1971-1971, 11B20, 11th Infantry Brigade (Light)
  1971-1971, 11B20, B Company, 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1971-1971 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VII Campaign (1970-71)
  1971-1971 Vietnam War/Consolidation I Campaign (1971)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

On October 28, 1971, four soldiers from 196th Light Infantry Brigade and a medic from the 26th Engineer Battalion drowned while on the beach at Chu Lai, Quang Tin Province, RVN. One soldier was swept away by the undertow and the four others drowned while trying to save him. All five were African-American. The lost soldiers included PVT Brent P. Cleveland, CPL David L. Jackson, CPL Bobby B. White, and SP4 Samuel A. Amey from the 196th, and SP5 Donald F. Vaughan from the 26th Engineers. Their bodies were recovered two days later. 

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