Gold, Fred Edward, CPL

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Last Rank
Corporal
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1969-1969, 11B10, 196th Infantry Brigade (Light)
Service Years
1968 - 1969

Corporal



One Overseas Service Bar


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Home State
Tennessee
Tennessee
Year of Birth
1948
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Clarksville, TN
Last Address
Clarksville, TN

Casualty Date
Sep 22, 1969
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Quang Tin (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Foston Memorial Gardens - Clarksville, Tennessee
Wall/Plot Coordinates
18W 125

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Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry 196th Infantry Brigade (Light)
  1969-1969, 11B10, 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry /B Company
  1969-1969, 11B10, 196th Infantry Brigade (Light)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Summer-Fall 1969 Campaign
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Tet 69 Counteroffensive Campaign
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

On 22 Sep 1969 B Company, 3/21st Infantry, conducted a combat assault into a river valley about 13 kilometers southeast of Hiep Duc. The landing was opposed, with three helicopters shot down. Once on the ground the infantrymen lost eight men before the enemy broke off the engagement and retreated into the jungled hills along the river. The eight soldiers killed in the day's fighting were

    Aircrew, UH-1D 66-16332, 71st AHC
        CWO Barry K. Alexander, Clemson, SC
        SP5 Johnnie L. Williams, Jacksonville, FL

    B Company, 3rd Bn, 21st Infantry
        SGT Larry W. Ellis, Raleigh, NC
        CPL Danny L. Duprey, Fort Fairfield, ME
        CPL Fred E. Gold, Clarksville, TN
        CPL James H. Hall, Hollis, NY
        CPL Clinton E. Miller, Cabool, MO
        PFC Mark W. Surber, Sterling, MI

 
   
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