Barrett, William Kathman, 1LT

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1965-1965, 1542, A Company, 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry
Service Years
1955 - 1965

Infantry

First Lieutenant


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Home State
Kentucky
Kentucky
Year of Birth
1937
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Lexington, KY
Last Address
Lexington, KY

Casualty Date
Oct 21, 1965
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Vietnam, South (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Fort Benning Post Cemetery - Fort Benning, Georgia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
02E 128

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 




 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]
  2019, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Parachutist (Basic)

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1963, First Officer Candidate Battalion, Second Student Regiment (OCS) (Fort Benning, GA)
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry 1st Cavalry Division
  1965-1965, 1542, A Company, 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry
  1965-1965, 1542, 1st Cavalry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1965-1965 Vietnam War/Defense Campaign (1965)
  1965-1965 Vietnam War/Defense Campaign (1965)/Operation Silver Bayonet I - Battle of the Ia Drang
 Additional Information

Last Known Activity
 
Prior enlisted 7 years. OCS 1963.

  

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