De Mey, John, CPT

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Service Branch
Cavalry
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1969-1969, 1542, 2nd Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division/2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry (Airmobile)
Service Years
1963 - 1969

Cavalry

Captain


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Home State
Maryland
Maryland
Year of Birth
1939
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Annapolis
Last Address
Annapolis

Casualty Date
Jun 20, 1969
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Tay Ninh (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Annapolis National Cemetery - Annapolis, Maryland
Wall/Plot Coordinates
22W 096

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 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1969, Vietnam Veterans Memorial - Assoc. Page


 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
2nd Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division/2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry (Airmobile)
  1969-1969, 1542, 2nd Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division/2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry (Airmobile)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Capt. De Mey served with D Company 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division

He was killed in a rocket attack on LZ Ike, Tay Ninh Province, RVN.

He was interred in Anapolis National Cemetery, Annapolis, Maryland, Plot: Section O Site 38.

Listed on his grave marker are the following medals/awards:
Silver Star; Bronze Star with OLC; Air Medal with OLC; Army Commendation Medal; Purple Heart with OLC.

 
   
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