Bigelow, Lawrence Carroll, SGT

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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1969-1970, 11B10, 1st Cavalry Division/HHC
Service Years
1969 - 1970

Sergeant



One Overseas Service Bar


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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1948
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Lake View
Last Address
Lake View

Casualty Date
Apr 05, 1970
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Tay Ninh (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
12W 095

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Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry (Airmobile) 1st Cavalry Division
  1969-1970, 11B10, 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry (Airmobile)
  1969-1970, 11B10, 1st Cavalry Division/HHC
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Tet 69 Counteroffensive Campaign
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Last Name BIGELOW
Given Names LAWRENCE CARROLL

Date of Birth 19480707 07/07/1948
Service A Army
Component Y Selective Service
Rank SGT Sergeant
Grade and posthumous promotion + E4
Service Occupation 11B20 Light Weapons Infantry (ARMY)
Actual Date of Casualty 19700405 04/05/1970
Actual Date of Death 19700405 04/05/1970
Tour Date 691008 10/08/1969
Posthumous decoration
Casualty Type A1 Hostile, Died
Reason H Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Air no Air 7 Ground Casualty
Body Recovered
Country VS South Vietnam
Province 22 Tay Ninh
Casualty Location

A/2/7th Cav Rgt, 1st Cav Div

Major command, eg division or brigade 1st Cav Div
Company/battery/troop or similar level unit A Co
Battalion or similar level unit 2nd Bn
Regiment, ROAD 7th Cavalry

Home of Record City LAKE VIEW
Home of Record State Code New York

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LAWRENCE CARROLL BIGELOW
Army - SGT - E5
Age: 21
Race: Caucasian
Sex: Male
Date of Birth Jul 7, 1948
From: LAKE VIEW, NY
Religion: ROMAN CATHOLIC
Marital Status: Single
SGT - E5 - Army - Selective Service
1st Cav Division (AMBL)

Length of service 0 years
His tour began on Oct 8, 1969
Casualty was on Apr 5, 1970
In TAY NINH, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
MULTIPLE FRAGMENTATION WOUNDS
Body was recovered
   
Comments/Citation
  Our Son Lawrence
Posted for: LAWRENCE CARROLL BIGELOW:
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Posted by: Dan & Ruth Bigelow
Email:
Relationship: He is our son
Monday, October 15, 2001

 

A Note from The Virtual Wall

A Company, 2nd Bn, 7th Cavalry, lost seven men on 5 April 1970:
    • 1LT John W. Rohr, New Bedford, MA
    • SSG Eugene P. Gee, Oxford, NC
    • SGT Lawrence C. Bigelow, Lake View, NY
    • SGT David R. Borzych, Pulaski, WI
    • CPL Charles M. Cobb, Dallas, TX
    • CPL Calvin J. Layton, Greenville, MS
    • CPL Steven M. Torrey, Guttenberg, IA

   
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