O'Connor, Mortimer Lelane, LTC

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 1st Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment
Service Years
1953 - 1968

Infantry


Ranger
Lieutenant Colonel



One Overseas Service Bar


 Last Photo   Personal Details 

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Home State
Hawaii
Hawaii
Year of Birth
1930
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Schofield Barracks
Last Address
Willingboro, New Jersey


Casualty Date
Apr 01, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Binh Duong (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
U.S. Military Academy West Point Post Cemetery - West Point, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
47E 035

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialMilitary Order of the Purple Heart
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2013, Military Order of the Purple Heart [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Parachutist (Basic)

 
 Unit Assignments
US Army Cadet Command1st Infantry Division1st Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment
  1963-1966, ROTC Temple University (Cadre)
  1967-1968, 1st Infantry Division
  1967-1968, 1st Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1966-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)/Bu Dop Contingency Operation 29 Nov to 29 Dec 67
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)/Operation Resolve to Win
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military AcademyUniversity of Pennsylvania
  1950-1953, United States Military Academy
  1960-1962, University of Pennsylvania
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Lt. Col. O' Conner left a wife and six children at his passing.
   
Comments/Citation
Southern Pine, North Carolina (appointment to USMA)
Home of Record: Tucson, Arizona
   
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