Genth, Gary Roy, CPL

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Last Rank
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Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1968-1969, 11B10, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry (Airmobile)
Service Years
- 1969


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Casualty Info
Home Town
Ft Wayne
Last Address
Ft Wayne

Casualty Date
Feb 19, 1969
Hostile, Died
Tay Ninh (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Covington Memorial Gardens Cemetery - Ft Wayne, Indiana
Wall/Plot Coordinates
32W 058

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Infantry Shoulder Cord

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1969, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Unit Assignments
US Army Vietnam (USARV)1st Cavalry Division (Unit of Action)2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry (Airmobile)
  1968-1969, 11B10, US Army Vietnam (USARV)
  1968-1969, 11B10, HHC, 1st Cavalry Division (Heavy Armored)
  1968-1969, 11B10, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry (Airmobile)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1969 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (1968-69)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
PFC Gary Genth, of Waynedale, has been killed in action, according to word received by his wife, Linda.
Private Genth, the son of Mr. And Mrs. Roy Genth, was reported Missing In Action February 19, 1969. He entered the service May 27, 1968 and was with Company A, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry, 1st Air Cavalry Division.
Prior to entering military service, he worked with his father at Wayne Trucking Company. He was a member of Waynedale United Methodist Church and the Waynedale Masonic Lodge. He was a graduate of Elmhurst High School.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sisters; Mrs. Carl Baker, Culver and Mrs. Robert Webb, Fort Wayne; and his grandmother, Mrs. Walter Genth, Fort Wayne.
The body will be sent to the Elzey Home For Funerals in Waynedale.
Began Vietnam Tour 7 December 1968
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