Pierce, Michael Abel, SP 4

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Last Rank
Specialist 4
Last Service Branch
Ordnance Corps
Last Primary MOS
55F-Missile And Rocket Explosive Specialist
Last MOS Group
Ordnance (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1970-1971, 55F, 1st Logistical Command
Service Years
1969 - 1971

Specialist 4



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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1950
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Palacios
Last Address
Palacios

Casualty Date
Jan 01, 1971
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died of Illness, Other Injury
Reason
Accidental Self-Destruction
Location
Quang Tin (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
05W 020

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Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Rifle

 
 Unit Assignments
184th Ordnance Battalion EOD, 52nd Ordnance Group1st Logistical Command
  1970-1971, 55E, 184th Ordnance Battalion EOD, 52nd Ordnance Group
  1970-1971, 55F, 1st Logistical Command
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AWARDS PRESENTATION

Formal military ceremonies were held at the Armory Saturday morning to honor Michael Abel Pierce, son of Mr. and Mrs. Abel Pierce, Jr. of Palacios. He gave his life on Jan. 1, while serving with the United States Army in Vietnam. Prior to his death, the serviceman had received the National Defense Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, and Sharpshooters Badge with rifle. In the posthumous services, young Pierce was awarded the Bronze Star Medal, Good Conduct Medal and the Combat Infantry Badge. These were presented to his mother by SFC Arthur Hamblin, Bay City Army Recruiter. Shown [in picture] left to right, are Lt. Glen Matthews of the 341st Chemical Co. Reserve Unit based in Bay City, SFC Hamblin, Mrs. Pierce, Abel Pierce and Martha Elizabeth Pierce, sister of the honored serviceman.

 

The Daily Tribune, Monday, June 7, 1971
Bay City, Matagorda County, Texas
   
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Vietnam Wall Panel coords 05W 020
   
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