Endicott, Richard Leroy, 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
1968-1968, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
Service Years
1966 - 1968

Infantry

Captain


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Home State
Wyoming
Wyoming
Year of Birth
1942
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Casper
Last Address
Casper

Casualty Date
Apr 30, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Location
Hau Nghia (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Highland Cemetery - Casper, Wyoming
Wall/Plot Coordinates
53E 011

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
West Point Association of GraduatesVietnam Veterans Memorial
  1965, West Point Association of Graduates
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Photo Album   (More...


 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Parachutist (Basic)

 
 Unit Assignments
2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
  1968-1968, 1542, 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment
  1968-1968, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1961-1965, United States Military Academy
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Captain Endicott graduated from West Point in 1965.

His first duty station was in Seoul, Korea with the 31st Infantry where he served for 13 months.  

From there, in April 1967, he attended training with the Raider Detachment, 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

In March 1968, he arrived in Vietnam.   There, Captain Endicott served as the commanding officer of Company C, 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division.

He was killed during waterborn operations on the Saigon River in the vicinity of the "Spider Web" (XT755175), near Cu Chi, during Operation Toan Thang I. 

Captain Endicott was interred in Highland Cemetery, Casper, Natrona County, Wyoming.
   
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