Carwithen, Albert Morgan, SGT

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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 11B10, 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment
Service Years
- 1968

Sergeant



One Overseas Service Bar


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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
1946
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Charleston
Last Address
Charleston

Casualty Date
Jan 05, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Quang Nam (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Saint Matthews Cemetery - Charleston, West Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
33E 045

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Infantry Shoulder Cord


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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
196th Infantry Brigade (Light) 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment
  1967-1968, 11B10, 196th Infantry Brigade (Light) /HHC
  1967-1968, 11B10, 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
   
Comments/Citation

My last memory of being with Al is at a picnic he shared with my family and me just before we both entered the military--he, the Army; I, the Navy. It was the last time I saw him alive. While he was in Quang Nam, I was east of Hanoi on an aircraft carrier. I heard that he was caught in a mortar attack--four days before he was to come home. I got to come home. Al didn't. The next time I saw him was at his grave in Charleston. I still miss my friend.

Posted by: Raymond (Butch) Legg
Relationship: We grew up together
Saturday, February 10, 2001

   
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