McBride, Grady E, Jr., 1LT

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Quartermaster Corps
Last Primary MOS
4960-Petroleum Products Supply Officer
Last MOS Group
Quartermaster Corps (Officer)
Primary Unit
1969-1970, 4960, 1st Logistical Command
Service Years
1969 - 1970

Quartermaster Corps

First Lieutenant



One Overseas Service Bar


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Home State
Alabama
Alabama
Year of Birth
1946
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by SGT Theodore (Teddy) Earley (Charlie 3-2A1) to remember McBride, Grady E, Jr., 1LT.

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Casualty Info
Home Town
East Gadsden
Last Address
East Gadsden

Casualty Date
Jun 05, 1970
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Binh Dinh (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Crestwood Memorial Cemetery - East Gadsden, Alabama
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

1st Sustainment Command


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page


 Ribbon Bar


 
 Unit Assignments
240th Quartermaster Battalion1st Logistical Command
  1969-1970, 240th Quartermaster Battalion
  1969-1970, 4960, 1st Logistical Command
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Colleges Attended 
Jacksonville State University
  1965-1969, Jacksonville State University
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
"Like Steve Kelly, I also served with Grady in the 240th QM Bn. Grady and I could not have been different in many ways, yet, as fellow lieutenants who spent so many hours together, we got to know each other quite well. On June 5, 1970, I was supposed to relieve Dan Kimble, another lieutenant in our unit, so Dan could celebrate his birthday. I was returning from my R & R, but plane difficulties forced us to return to Saigon. So I got back to Quin Nhon too late to sub for Dan. Grady went instead. So I have thought of Grady unceasingly all these years. He loved his family and he loved his country. Thoughts of him will be with me forever."  -Andrew O. Watson


   
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