Backes, Bruce Richard, SP 4

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Last Rank
Specialist 4
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11B20-Infantry Team Leader
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 11B20, 1st Battalion, 50th Infantry Regiment/C Company
Service Years
1966 - 1968

Specialist 4



One Overseas Service Bar


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Home State
New Jersey
New Jersey
Year of Birth
1946
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Titusville, NJ
Last Address
Titusville, NJ

Casualty Date
May 05, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Binh Dinh (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Titusville Meth Cemetery - Mercer County, New Jersey
Wall/Plot Coordinates
54E 042

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family RegistryNew Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2016, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2018, New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial - Assoc. Page

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
1st Battalion, 50th Infantry Regiment173rd Airborne Brigade
  1967-1968, 11B20, 1st Battalion, 50th Infantry Regiment/C Company
  1967-1968, 11B20, 173rd Airborne Brigade
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)
 Additional Information

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