Cottrell, Thomas Lewis, SP 4

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Last Rank
Specialist 4
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1968-1969, 11B10, HHC, 1st Cavalry Division (Heavy Armored)
Service Years
1967 - 1969

Specialist 4


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Home State
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
Year of Birth
1947
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Milwaukee
Last Address
Milwaukee

Casualty Date
Mar 29, 1969
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Tay Ninh (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
28W 080

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Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment (Airmobile) 1st Cavalry Division 1st Cavalry Division (Unit of Action)
  1968-1969, 11B10, 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment (Airmobile) 1st Cavalry Division /A Company
  1968-1969, 11B10, HHC, 1st Cavalry Division (Heavy Armored)
 Additional Information
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Comments/Citation
The assault into LZ Jess cost Alpha 2/5 eight men, two of whom received posthumous awards of the Distinguished Service Cross:
  • SSG Martin J. Canavan, Barstow, CA (Dist Svc Cross)
  • CPL Kenneth J. Brenner, Hope, KS (Dist Svc Cross) (Medic, HHC w/ A/2/5)
  • SP4 Thomas L. Cottrell, Milwaukee, WI
  • SP4 Richard E. Griego, Santa Fe, NM
  • CPL Robert D. Lauber, Monica, IL
  • CPL James M. McKinley, Mc David, FL (Medic, HHC w/ A/2/5)
  • SP4 Charles R. Prchal, Sound Beach, NY
  • PFC Ronald R. Meyer, Seattle, WA


Vietnam Wall Panel coords 28W 080
   
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