Franks, Warren Gamaliel, Jr., SGT

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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1970-1970, 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment
Service Years
1969 - 1970

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Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
1948
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Pollocksville, NC
Last Address
Pollocksville, NC

Casualty Date
Jun 16, 1970
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Quang Ngai (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Murphy Family Cemetery - Pollocksville, North Carolina
Wall/Plot Coordinates
09W 057

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 Unit Assignments
198th Light Infantry BrigadeUS Army Vietnam (USARV)1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment
  1970-1970, 198th Light Infantry Brigade
  1970-1970, US Army Vietnam (USARV)
  1970-1970, 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
  1970-1970 Vietnam War/Winter-Spring 1970 Campaign
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Sgt Warren Gamaliel Franks Jr, Vietnam Veteran, Native of Pollocksville, NC.

Sgt Warren Gamaliel Franks Jr was a casualty of the Vietnam War. As a member of the Army Selective Service and a Draftee, SGT Franks served our country until June 16th, 1970 in Quang Ngai, South Vietnam. He was 22 years old and was not married. It was reported that Warren died from an undetermined explosion. His body was recovered. SGT Franks is on panel 09W, line 057 of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C.


He is the Son of Mr Warren Gamaliel Franks Sr and Mrs Viola Enoch Franks, Route 1, Box 45, Pollocksville, NC 28573.

He served with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, 198th Infantry Brigae, USARV.

He was awarded The Combat Infantryman's Badge(CIB), The Bronze Star Medal, The Purple Heart Medal for his combat related wounds, The Vietnam Service Medal, The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Service Medal, The National Defense Service Medal.


   
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