Crabtree, Michael Andrew, CPT

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 1542, 173rd Airborne Brigade
Service Years
1962 - 1967
Foreign Language(s)
Vietnamese

Infantry


Ranger
Captain


 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
Oregon
Oregon
Year of Birth
1939
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Portland
Last Address
Portland

Casualty Date
Nov 18, 1967
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Kontum (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
U.S. Military Academy West Point Post Cemetery - West Point, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
30E 014

 Official Badges 

173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
West Point Association of GraduatesVietnam Veterans Memorial
  1962, West Point Association of Graduates
  1967, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Basic Parachutist (1 Combat Jump)
Rifle

 
 Unit Assignments
82nd Airborne Division2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment 4th Battalion, 503rd Infantry (Airborne)173rd Airborne Brigade
  1963-1965, HHC, 82nd Airborne Division
  1966-1966, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment
  1967-1967, 1542, HHC, 4th Battalion, 503rd Infantry (Airborne)
  1967-1968, 1542, 173rd Airborne Brigade
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)/Operation MacArthur/Battle of Dak To
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1958-1962, United States Military Academy
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Captain Michael Crabtree was a graduate of the DLI Vietnamese Language Program at the Presidio of Monterey, California. He began his tour in Vietnam on Monday, 30 October 1967.

He was killed by friendly fire during the Battle of Dak To.

Michael was interred at West Point, New York.
 
   
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