Bailey, William Eugene, CPT

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1969-1971, 1542, MACV Advisory Team 36
Service Years
1962 - 1971

Infantry

Captain


Two Service Stripes



Five Overseas Service Bars


 Last Photo   Personal Details 

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Home State
Tennessee
Tennessee
Year of Birth
1943
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Memphis, TN
Last Address
Paris, TN

Casualty Date
Mar 10, 1971
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Pleiku (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Bevil Cemetery - Paris, Tennessee
Wall/Plot Coordinates
04W 034

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
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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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award


 
 Unit Assignments
25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)Military Assistance Command Vietnam MACV
  1968-1968, 11B40, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
  1969-1971, 1542, Field Advisory Element MACV
  1969-1971, 1542, MACV Advisory Team 36
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase V Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
  1970-1970 Vietnam War/Winter-Spring 1970 Campaign
  1970-1970 Vietnam War/Sanctuary Counteroffensive Campaign (1970)
  1971-1971 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VII Campaign (1970-71)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

 
Bill was a Direct Commission(not a battlefield commission),
from a SSGT to a 2LT while in Vietnam.

   
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