Banks, Richard Roosevelt, SSG

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
11C20-Indirect Fire Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1965-1966, 11C40, MACV Advisory Team 87 (Xuan Loc) , Field Advisory Element MACV
Service Years
1952 - 1966

Staff Sergeant

Four Service Stripes

Four Overseas Service Bars

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Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Lexington, NC
Last Address
Lexington, NC

Casualty Date
Jun 30, 1966
Hostile, Died while Missing
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Vietnam, South (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Salisbury National Cemetery - Salisbury, North Carolina
Wall/Plot Coordinates
08E 110/ Plot: B 783

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1966, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 2nd Award
Parachutist (Basic)

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
8th ArmyMilitary Assistance Command Vietnam MACV
  1952-1953, 112.6, 8th Army
  1965-1966, 11C40, MACV Advisory Team 87 (Xuan Loc) , Field Advisory Element MACV
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1952-1952 Korean War/Korea, Summer-Fall 1952
  1952-1953 Korean War/Third Korean Winter (1952-53)
  1965-1965 Vietnam War/Defense Campaign (1965)
  1966-1966 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)
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