Drake, Earle Avon, CPT

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Captain
Last Service Branch
Cavalry
Last Primary MOS
1204-Armored Reconnaissance Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Armor (Officer)
Primary Unit
1967-1967, 1204, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning Division)
Service Years
1956 - 1967
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Order of the Spur

Cavalry

Captain



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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1938
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Mill Valley
Last Address
Mill Valley

Casualty Date
Aug 06, 1967
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Misadventure
Location
Hau Nghia
Conflict
Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
24E 082

 Official Badges 




 Unofficial Badges 

Order of The Spur


 Tributes from Members  
Tributes from Others posted by IN Olsen, David O, SGT 542
Tribute from 3/4 Cav Association posted by AR Moore, John (SaberAlpha 10), MAJ 224
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 Ribbon Bar

Parachutist (Basic)

Tank Weapons

 
 Unit Assignments
Officer Candidate School (Armor) Fort Knox, KY3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning Division)
  1960-1960, 1203, Officer Candidate School (Armor) Fort Knox, KY
  1967-1967, 1204, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment/A Troop
  1967-1967, 1204, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning Division)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1966-1967 Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)
  1967-1968 Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
 Colleges Attended 
Stanford University
  1956-1960, Stanford University2
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Apr 22, 2016, General Photos1
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
   
Comments/Citation
SN 05705506
SSN: 556-48-4642 California (1953)
Baptist/Caucasian/Married
 
   
 Military Association Memberships
The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor3/4 Cav AssociationVietnam Veterans Memorial
  1967, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor
  1967, 3/4 Cav Association [Verified]2
  2012, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
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