Gunderson, Gunder Peter Ri, SGT

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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Primary MOS
11C20-Mortar Squad Leader
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1965-1965, 11C20, 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry (Airmobile)
Service Years
- 1965
Sergeant


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Home State
North Dakota
North Dakota
Year of Birth
1941
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Walhalla
Last Address
Walhalla

Casualty Date
Nov 23, 1965
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Vietnam, South (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
03E 111

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord 1st Cavalry Division


 Unofficial Badges 






 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Parachutist (Basic)

 
 Unit Assignments
1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry (Airmobile)
  1965-1965, 11C20, 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry (Airmobile)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1965-1965 Vietnam War/Defense Campaign (1965)/Operation Silver Bayonet I - Battle of the Ia Drang
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Sergeant Gunder Gunderson died in the fighting in the 
Ia Drang Valley November 1965.
   
Comments/Citation

PERSONAL DATA
  Home of Record: Walhalla, North Dakota
  Date of birth:  Friday, 07/25/1941 

MILITARY DATA
  Service:        Army  (Regular)
  Grade at loss:  E5
  Rank:           Sergeant
  ID No:          17546841
  MOS:            11C4P Indirect Fire Infantryman (Parachutist)
  LenSvc:         Between 6 and 7 years
  Unit:           D CO, 1ST BN, 8TH CAV RGT, 1 CAV DIV 

CASUALTY DATA
  Start Tour:     Wednesday, 08/18/1965
  Cas Date:       Tuesday, 11/23/1965
  Age at Loss:    24
  Remains:        Body Recovered
  Location:       Ia Drang Valley, South Vietnam
  Type:           Hostile, Died
  Reason:         Multiple Fragmentation Wounds - Ground Casualty
 

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