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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Sergeant
Service Years
1966 - 1968
MOS
11D10-Armor Reconnaissance Crewman
Home State
Illinois
Sergeant



Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Binh Long (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Oak Hill Cemetery - Taylorville, Illinois
Wall Coordinates
57E 020
May 09, 1968
Service to 1968
25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
Rank
Sergeant
MOS
11D10-Armor Reconnaissance Crewman
Comments
Comments Pending
Sergeant
1968 - 1968
1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment/A Company
1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment/A Company
Rank
Sergeant
MOS
11D10-Armor Reconnaissance Crewman
Comments
Comments Pending
Sergeant
1968 - 1968
Silver Star
Criteria
The Silver Star may be awarded to any person who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces of the United States, is cited for gallantry in action, against an enemy of the United States whil... More
Comments
POSTHUMOUS AWARD See newspaper clippings 1 and 2 for details.
1968
Bronze Star
Devices : Gold Letter V
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
POSTHUMOUS AWARD See newspaper clippings 1 and 2 for details.
1968
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
POSTHUMOUS AWARD See newspaper clippings 1 and 2 for details.
1968
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
1968
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
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
Comments Pending
1968
Vietnamese Military Merit Medal
Criteria
The Military Merit Medal is awarded or awarded posthumously to Non-Commissioned Officers (including Aspirants) and Enlisted Men in the Armed Forces, who have: Previously received citations at the Arme... More
Comments
POSTHUMOUS AWARD See newspaper clippings 1 and 2 for details.
1968
Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm Individual Citation
Criteria
Awarded by the Vietnam Government to military personnel who have accomplished deeds of valor or displayed heroic conduct while fighting the enemy and have been cited individually at the regiment, brig... More
Comments
POSTHUMOUS AWARD See newspaper clippings 1 and 2 for details.
1968
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
1968
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
1968
Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)
Description
This campaign was from 2 April to 30 June 1968. During this period friendly forces conducted a number of battalion-size attritional operations against the enemy.

Operations PEGASUS-Lam Son 207 reliev
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1968 - 1968
Service from 1966

 
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