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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Private First Class
Service Years
1965 - 1966
MOS
11C20-Mortar Squad Leader
Home State
Washington
Private First Class

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

Parachutist (Basic)

Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Vietnam, South (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Fir-Conway Lutheran Cemetery - Mount Vernon, Washington
Wall Coordinates
05E 023
Feb 10, 1966
Service to 1966
1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment /HHC
1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment /HHC
Rank
Private First Class
Location
Province Not Reported - Vietnam
MOS
11C20-Mortar Squad Leader
Comments
Comments Pending
Private First Class
1965 - 1966
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 gravestone and Coffelt Database
1966
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
1966
Valorous Unit Award
Criteria
The Valorous Unit Award may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy of the United States; while engaged in military oper... More
Description
17 Jan-25 Mar 66, DAGO 1, 69, amended DAGO 17, 68; Streamer embroidered TUY HOA
1966
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
29 Jul 65-1 Oct 66, DAGO 1, 69, amended DAGO 17, 68; Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1965-1966
1966
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
1966
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
1966
1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division
1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division
Rank
Private First Class
Location
Province Not Reported - Vietnam
MOS
11C20-Mortar Squad Leader
Comments
Comments Pending
Private First Class
1965 - 1966
Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Campaign (1965-66)
Description
This campaign was from 25 December 1965 to 30 June 1966. United States operations after 1 July 1966 were a continuation of the earlier counteroffensive campaign. Recognizing the interdependence of pol... More
1965 - 1966
Army Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft... More
Description
Streamer embroidered BASTOGNE
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 1965 - 24 December 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
Counteroffensive, 25 December 1965 - 30 June 1966
1965
Vietnam War/Defense Campaign (1965)
Description
This campaign was 8 March to 24 December 1965. During this campaign the U.S. objective was to hold off the enemy while gaining time needed to build base camps and logistical facilities. The U.S. also ... More
1965 - 1965
Service from 1965

 
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