Bailey, George Edward, SGT

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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11B20-Infantry Team Leader
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1970-1970, 11B20, 101st Airborne Division
Service Years
1969 - 1970

Sergeant



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Home State
Virginia
Virginia
Year of Birth
1948
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Richmond, VA
Last Address
Richmond, VA

Casualty Date
Dec 06, 1970
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Vehicle Loss, Crash
Location
Thua Thien (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Westhampton Memorial Park Cemetery - Richmond, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
06W 109

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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:
Oct 17, 2018
   
Personal Memories
   
Units Participated in Operation

1st Cavalry Division Sustainment Brigade

I Corps/29th Civil Affairs Company

 
My Photos From This Battle or Operation
No Available Photos

  1916 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)
  • Arnold, Bruce, SP 4, (1968-1970)
  • Bahl, Alan, MSG, (1958-1979)
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