Kelley, Victor Bruce, CPT

Fallen
 
 Photo In Uniform   Service Details
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Last Rank
Captain
Last Service Branch
Armor
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1964-1965, Special Detachment 5891, HQ MACV
Service Years
1945 - 1965

Armor


Ranger
Captain



Three Overseas Service Bars


 Last Photo   Personal Details 

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Home State
Arizona
Arizona
Year of Birth
1928
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Tucson, AZ
Last Address
Tucson, AZ

Casualty Date
Apr 28, 1965
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Vietnam, South (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
East Lawn Palms Mortuary & Cemetery - Tucson, Arizona
Wall/Plot Coordinates
01E 110

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 

Armor Shoulder Cord


 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1965, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Parachutist (Basic)

 
 Unit Assignments
US NavyMilitary Assistance Command Vietnam MACV
  1945-1948, US Navy/US Navy Reserve
  1964-1965, Field Advisory Element MACV
  1964-1965, Special Detachment 5891, HQ MACV
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1952-1953 Korean War/Third Korean Winter (1952-53)
  1964-1965 Vietnam War/Advisory Campaign (1962-65)
 Colleges Attended 
University of Arizona
  1948-1952, University of Arizona
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Captain, U.S. Army:  CPT Kelley was killed in action in Vietnam in April, 1965. Victor Kelley had served in the Navy from 1945 to 1948 before enrolling at the University of Arizona. He graduated with a degree in Political Science in 1952 and was commissioned as a second lieutenant. Victor Kelley was a Korean War Veteran and was serving as a military advisor in South Vietnam. (Source: Tucson Daily Citizen)
   
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