Firkus, James Ronald, 1LT

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1970-1971, 101st Airborne Division
Service Years
1970 - 1971

Infantry

First Lieutenant



One Overseas Service Bar


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Home State
Minnesota
Minnesota
Year of Birth
1945
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Eagle Bend
Last Address
Eagle Bend

Casualty Date
Apr 23, 1971
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Thua Thien (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Saint Joseph Cemetery - Clarissa, Minnesota
Wall/Plot Coordinates
03W 004

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialMilitary Order of the Purple Heart
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2013, Military Order of the Purple Heart [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
3rd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment101st Airborne Division
  1970-1971, 3rd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment/B Company
  1970-1971, 101st Airborne Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1970-1971 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VII Campaign (1970-71)
 Additional Information
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