Petty, Howard Palma, 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, 1542, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment (Airmobile) 1st Cavalry Division /HHC
Service Years
1950 - 1968

Infantry

Lieutenant Colonel



One Overseas Service Bar


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Home State
Tennessee
Tennessee
Year of Birth
1930
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Pulaski
Last Address
Pulaski

Casualty Date
Mar 15, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Location
Quang Tri (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Maplewood Cemetery - Pulaski, Tennessee
Wall/Plot Coordinates
44E 061

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Infantry Shoulder Cord


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 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Parachutist (Basic)

 
 Unit Assignments
1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Divison2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment (Airmobile) 1st Cavalry Division
  1967-1968, 1542, 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Divison
  1967-1968, 1542, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment (Airmobile) 1st Cavalry Division /HHC
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
According to PSG L.J. Adams, PETTY'S S3 NCO,  PETTY was at LZ Sharon when a VC mortar round impacted a bunker killing PETTY. 
   
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