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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Major
Service Years
1949 - 1965
MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Home State
Illinois
Major

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

Master Parachutist
Rifle

Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Vietnam, South (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Camp Butler National Cemetery - Springfield, Illinois
Wall Coordinates
E-2, Line 86
Sep 18, 1965
Service to 1965
Army Distinguished Service Cross
Criteria
The Distinguished Service Cross may awarded to a person who, while serving in any capacity with the Army, distinguishes himself by extraordinary heroism not justifying the award of a Medal of Honor. T... More
Comments
Headquarters
United States Army Vietnam
APO San Francisco
4 November 1965
GENERAL ORDERS
NUMBER 6275
AWARD OF THE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS
1. TC 320. The following AWARD is announced posthumously.
Herbe... 
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1965
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
Comments Pending
1965
National Defense Service Medal (2001-Present))
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
1965
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
Advisory 15 March 1962-7 March 1965
1965
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
Defense 8 March-24 December 1965
1965
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
Description Pending
1965
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
1965
101st Airborne Division
101st Airborne Division
Rank
Captain
MOS
11A-Infantry Officer
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain
1964 - 1965
2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment
2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment
Rank
Captain
MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain
1964 - 1965
1st Special Forces Group (Airborne)
1st Special Forces Group (Airborne)
Rank
Captain
MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain
1962 - 1964
82nd Airborne Division/HHC
82nd Airborne Division/HHC
Rank
First Lieutenant
Location
Fort Bragg - North Carolina
MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
First Lieutenant
1955 - 1959
Korea Service Medal
Criteria
The Korean Service Medal was awarded for service between the outbreak of hostilities (June 25, 1950) and the date the armistice was signed (July 27, 1953); Been on permanent assignment or on temporary... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1953
Korea Service Medal
Criteria
The Korean Service Medal was awarded for service between the outbreak of hostilities (June 25, 1950) and the date the armistice was signed (July 27, 1953); Been on permanent assignment or on temporary... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1953
United Nations Service Medal (Korea)
Criteria
The United Nations Korean Medal was generally awarded for any period of service while assigned as a member of the Armed Forces dispatched to Korea or adjacent areas for service on behalf of the United... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1953
Korea Service Medal
Criteria
The Korean Service Medal was awarded for service between the outbreak of hostilities (June 25, 1950) and the date the armistice was signed (July 27, 1953); Been on permanent assignment or on temporary... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1952
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
Criteria
Criteria for award of the Republic of Korea Korean War Service Medal (ROK KWSM) have been established by the ROK government. To qualify for the medal, the veteran must have: Served between the outbrea... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1952
Service from 1949

 
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