Vincent, Donald W., SP 4

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Last Rank
Specialist 4
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
11C20-Mortar Squad Leader
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1965-1965, 11C20, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment /HHC
Service Years
1964 - 1965

Specialist 4

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Wayne , MI
Last Address
Wayne , MI

Casualty Date
Dec 09, 1965
Hostile, Died
Other Explosive Device
Vietnam, South (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Michigan Memorial Cemetery - Flat Rock, Michigan
Wall/Plot Coordinates
04E 005

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1965, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2019, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Unit Assignments
1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division
  1965-1965, 11C20, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment /HHC
  1965-1965, 11C20, 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1965-1965 Vietnam War/Defense Campaign (1965)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

The 1st Bn, 327th Infantry, lost four men killed on 09 Dec 1965 in an incident on Route 13 near Ben Cat; a fifth died the following day from injuries received. It is believed all five were involved in the same incident - the destruction of a 2-1/2 ton truck by a command detonated mine. The five men were

    * B Company:
          o SP4 James R. Bailey, Memphis, TN
          o SP4 Benny B. Coe, Owasso, OK
          o SP4 Ralph Shank, Cincinnati, OH (DoW 12/10/1965)

    * HQ Company:
          o SGT Anthony D. Sheffield, Huntsville, AL
          o SP4 Donald W. Vincent, Wayne, MI

ON THE WALL        Panel 04E Line 005
POSTED ON 8.23.2007
POSTED BY: Dale Hansen

Brother Eagles

Brother Eagles
Brother Donald, you have met your “Rendezvous with Destiny”! We will never forget the sacrifice you made.

Above The Rest!
Your 327th Brothers
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