Bailey, John Spencer, Jr., PFC

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1969-1969, 11B10, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
Service Years
1968 - 1969

Private First Class


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Home State
Kentucky
Kentucky
Year of Birth
1944
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Glasgow, KY
Last Address
Glasgow, KY

Casualty Date
Jul 22, 1969
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Hau Nghia (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Hiseville Cemetery - Hiseville, Kentucky
Wall/Plot Coordinates
20W 033

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Infantry Shoulder Cord


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 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialKentucky Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  2014, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2017, Kentucky Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified]
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
  1969-1969, 11B10, 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment/D Company
  1969-1969, 11B10, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Summer-Fall 1969 Campaign
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity


To the family of John Spencer Bailey, Posted on 1/30/02 - by Charles W. Green: John was assigned to my platoon (1st Platoon, Co D, 1st Bn, 27th Infantry "Wolfhounds") on July 21, 1969. We were then engaged in securing a large village along with an ARVN Company.Each squad manned a bunker at the periphery and the Command Post was in a house within the village. It was too late in the day to assign John to a squad, he stayed overnight at the CP. We came under attack during the night in which most of us were wounded. John died from blood loss at a severe thigh wound. He was the first fatal casualty in the 4 months I was Platoon Sgt. We always leave a tribute to him at Panel 30W of The Wall. He will always be in the hearts of we who survived. PSG Charles W Green, 1317 Fletcher Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46203 ("Rock")

   
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