Wright, Darrel Zane, SGT

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 11B10, 3rd Battalion, 47th Infantry Regiment/B Company
Service Years
1966 - 1968

Sergeant



One Overseas Service Bar


 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
Washington
Washington
Year of Birth
1947
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Port Orchard
Last Address
Port Orchard

Casualty Date
Feb 06, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Vinh Long (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Sunset Lane Cemetery - Port Orchard, Washington
Wall/Plot Coordinates
37E 075

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2012, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Photo Album   (More...


 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
1st Brigade, 9th Infantry Division3rd Battalion, 47th Infantry Regiment
  1967-1968, 11B10, 1st Brigade, 9th Infantry Division
  1967-1968, 11B10, 3rd Battalion, 47th Infantry Regiment/B Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Mar 05, 1968, Tribute from FacesFromTheWall.com1
  Feb 15, 2007, Burial Site2
  Oct 06, 2012, General Photos
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity


Grade and posthumous promotion E5

Tour Date  06/05/1967

Posthumous decoration

Body Recovered

Religion: 7TH DAY ADVENTIST

Marital Status:

Single



   
Comments/Citation


"He had previously earned a Purple Heart Medal for a wound suffered last July and an Army Commendation Medal for Heroism."
(Bremerton Sun, Bremerton WA 5 Mar 1968)

   
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