Humphries, Gary Dean, CPT

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Service Branch
Armor
Primary Unit
1968-1969, 1981, 1st Cavalry Division/HHC
Service Years
1966 - 1969

Armor

Captain


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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1944
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
San Pablo
Last Address
San Pablo

Casualty Date
Jan 26, 1969
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Tay Ninh (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Rolling Hills Memorial Park - El Sobrante, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
34W 084

 Official Badges 

1st Cavalry Division


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 Ribbon Bar

Aviation Badge (Basic)
Parachutist (Basic)

 
 Unit Assignments
US Army Armor Center and School (Cadre) Fort Knox, KY229th Aviation Battalion1st Cavalry Division
  1967-1967, 1203, US Army Armor Center and School (Cadre) Fort Knox, KY
  1968-1969, 1981, 229th Aviation Battalion/HHC
  1968-1969, 1981, 1st Cavalry Division/HHC
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
  1968-1969 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (1968-69)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Killed In Action from an incident on 01/26/1969 while performing the duty of Pilot. Large rocket shrapnel entered rib cage at Dau Tieng.
Call sign: Tiger 5
Service number: O5326916
Primary cause: Ground Casualty
Compliment cause: artillery or mortar
Length of service: 08
Location: Tay Ninh Province III Corps.
Reason: multiple-fragment wounds
   
Comments/Citation
Vietnam Wall Panel coords 34W 084


Interred at the
Rolling Hills Memorial Park
El Sobrante
Contra Costa Co, CA
   
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