La Grone, William Napoleon, SFC

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Last Rank
Sergeant First Class
Last Service Branch
Transportation Corps
Last Primary MOS
67Z-Aircraft Maintenance Senior Sergeant
Last MOS Group
Transportation Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1969-1969, 67Z, HHT, 7th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment
Service Years
1953 - 1969

Sergeant First Class


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Home State
Mississippi
Mississippi
Year of Birth
1927
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Moorhead
Last Address
Moorhead

Casualty Date
Aug 16, 1969
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Accidental Homicide
Location
Vinh Long (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Meadowlawn Cemetery - Enterprise, Alabama
Wall/Plot Coordinates
19W 050

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 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1982, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified]3 - Assoc. Page
  2005, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Ribbon Bar

Aviation Badge (Basic)

 
 Unit Assignments
1st Aviation Brigade7th Squadron, 1st Cavalry RegimentHHT, 7th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment
  1969-1969, 67Z, 1st Aviation Brigade
  1969-1969, 67Z, 7th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment
  1969-1969, 67Z, HHT, 7th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (1968-69)
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Tet 69 Counteroffensive Campaign
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Summer-Fall 1969 Campaign
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Tribute From Granddaughter
  Tribute From Neighbor
  Nov 07, 2001, Tribute From Daughter
  Aug 02, 2008, Burial Site2
  Dec 21, 2012, General Photos2
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

According to reliable sources, SFC La Grone was on his 3rd Tour to Vietnam.

This tour started  01/17/69

   
Comments/Citation


 
Daddy
 

Posted for: WILLIAM NAPOLEON LA GRONE:

(attached photo copied below)
 

With love from your three children, Ron, Cheryl, and Vicki.
We loved you more than you will ever know.
We will miss you the rest of our lives.
Your bride, our mom, grieves for you still.

Posted by: Vicki LaGrone Pittman
Email:
Relationship: He is my father
Wednesday, November 7, 2001

 
 
 
 
   
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