Carpentier, Lucien Gerard, PFC

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Cavalry
Last Primary MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1968-1968, 11B10, HHC, 1st Cavalry Division (Heavy Armored)
Service Years
1967 - 1968

Private First Class


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Home State
Rhode Island
Rhode Island
Year of Birth
1947
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Woonsocket
Last Address
Woonsocket

Casualty Date
Jul 25, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Thua Thien (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Saint Jean the Baptist Cemetery - Bellingham, Massachusetts
Wall/Plot Coordinates
50W 005

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1968, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Photo Album   (More...


 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment (Airmobile) 1st Cavalry Division 1st Cavalry Division (Unit of Action)
  1968-1968, 11B10, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment (Airmobile) 1st Cavalry Division
  1968-1968, 11B10, HHC, 1st Cavalry Division (Heavy Armored)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
PFC Lucien Carpentier died on a Thursday, 25 June 1968, 20 years of age in an ambush that led to a fierce firefight. He was one of four men killed from B Company that day.

"Because he walked point that day for another man, that man's son would have a life."


 
   
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