Bacon, Barnard, PFC

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Transportation Corps
Last Primary MOS
61B10-Watercraft Operator
Last MOS Group
Transportation Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1969-1970, 61B10, 544th Transportation Company
Service Years
1969 - 1970

Private First Class



Two Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Georgia
Georgia
Year of Birth
1949
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Manassas, GA
Last Address
Manassas, GA

Casualty Date
May 14, 1970
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Drowned, Suffocated
Location
Vinh Long (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Historic Mount Pleasant MB Church Cemetery - Evens County, Georgia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
10W 038

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Vietnam War/Sanctuary Counteroffensive Campaign (1970)
Start Year
1970
End Year
1970

Description
This campaign was from 1 May to 30 June 1970. This campaign was mainly concerned with the Allied incursion into Cambodia, codenamed Operation ROCK CRUSHER. As American withdrawal from South Vietnam proceeded, increasing concern arose over the enemy's strength in the sanctuaries inside Cambodia. With the emergence in Cambodia of an antiCommunist government under Lon Nol, President Nixon relaxed the restrictions on moving against the bases inside Cambodia. Meanwhile, the North Vietnamese and Viet Cong began to move on the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh. At this juncture Lon Nol appealed to the United States for help. American and allied Vietnamese forces began large-scale offensives in Cambodia on 1 May. Eight major US Army and South Vietnamese operations took place in Cambodia in May and June with the object of cutting enemy communication lines, seizing the sanctuary areas and capturing the shadowy Central Office for South Vietnam (COSVN) described as the control center for enemy military operations against III CTZ.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1970
To Year
1970
 
Last Updated:
Jul 15, 2018
   
Personal Memories
   
Units Participated in Operation

I Corps/29th Civil Affairs Company

 
My Photos From This Battle or Operation
No Available Photos

  1977 Also There at This Battle:
  • Abate, Sam, SP 4, (1968-1970)
  • Ahles, Robert, SGT, (1968-1970)
  • Aldridge, Jon, SP 5, (1968-1971)
  • Allen, Abraham, SP 5, (1967-1971)
  • Allman, Timothy, SGT, (1965-1973)
  • Andrus, Laurence, CPT, (1957-1977)
  • Bahl, Alan, MSG, (1958-1979)
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