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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Sergeant
Service Years
1968 - 1969
MOS
11B40-Infantryman
Home State
Tennessee
Sergeant

Combat Infantryman 1st Award


Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Kien Hoa (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Mount Olivet Cemetery - Nashville, Tennessee
Wall Coordinates
28W 032
Mar 25, 1969
Service to 1969
HHC, 3rd Battalion, 47th Infantry
HHC, 3rd Battalion, 47th Infantry
Rank
Sergeant
Location
Kien Hoa Province - Vietnam
MOS
11B40-Infantryman
Comments
Comments Pending
Sergeant
1968 - 1969
Bronze Star
Criteria
The Bronze Star Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces of the United States in a combat theater, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding ac... More
Comments
Awarded posthumously for merit, per Coffelt Database and grave marker
1969
Purple Heart
Criteria
The Purple Heart may be awarded to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving under competent authority in any capacity with one of the Armed Forces, has been wounded, kill... More
Comments
BOOBYTRAP, SPECIFIC LOCATION UNKNOWN 19690317, per Coffelt Database
1969
Meritorious Unit Commendation
Criteria
The Meritorious Unit Commendation is awarded to units for exceptionally meritorious conduct in performance of outstanding services for at least six continuous months during a period of military operat... More
Description
Meritorious Unit Commendation 1 Jan-31 Dec 68, DAGO 36, 70
1969
Vietnam Service Medal
Criteria
The Vietnam Service Medal was awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who served at any time between July 4, 1965, and March 28, 1973, in Vietnam or its contiguous waters or airspa... More
Comments
Tet 69 Counteroffensive, 23 February - 8 June 1969
1969
Vietnamese Civic Action 1st Class
Criteria
The Republic of Vietnam Civil Actions Medal was awarded as an individual foreign award to some members of the United States Army.
Description
RVN Civil Actions Honor Medal, FC 19 Dec 66-28 Jun 69, DAGO 59, 69
1969
Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation
Criteria
The Republic of Vietnam Meritorious Unit Citation (Gallantry Cross Colors) was authorized to be worn by units individually cited for service in military operations in support of the government of Sout... More
Description
RVN Gallantry Cross w/Palm Jan-Jun 69, DAGO 31, 69
1969
Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal
Criteria
This medal is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who: 1. Served for 6 months in South Vietnam during the period 1 Mar 61 and 28 Mar 73; or 2. Served outside the geographical l... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1969
Vietnam War/Tet 69 Counteroffensive Campaign
Description
This campaign was from  23 February to 8 June 1969. From Tet 1969 through the month of June, the enemy again tried to sustain an offensive. His inability to do so can be largely attributed to aggressi... More
1969 - 1969
9th Infantry Division
9th Infantry Division
Rank
Sergeant
Location
Kien Hoa Province - Vietnam
MOS
11B40-Infantryman
Comments
Comments Pending
Sergeant
1968 - 1969
Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (1968-69)
Description
This campaign was from 2 November 1968 to 22 February 1969. In November 1968 the South Vietnam government with American support began a concentrated effort to expand security in the countryside. This ... More
1968 - 1969
National Defense Service Medal (1961-1974)
Criteria
The National Defense Service Medal is awarded for honorable active service as a member of the Armed Forces during the Korean War, Vietnam War, the war against Iraq in the Persian Gulf, and for service... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1968
Vietnam Service Medal
Criteria
The Vietnam Service Medal was awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who served at any time between July 4, 1965, and March 28, 1973, in Vietnam or its contiguous waters or airspa... More
Comments
Counteroffensive, Phase V, 1 July - 1 November 1968
1968
Service from 1968

 
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