Tuck, James William, Jr., CPL

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1968-1969, 11B10, 1st Infantry Division
Service Years
1968 - 1969
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate


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Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Bryson City
Last Address
Bryson City

Casualty Date
Feb 04, 1969
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Binh Duong
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Swain Memorial Park - Bryson City, North Carolina
Wall/Plot Coordinates
33W 059

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord 1st Infantry Division

 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal Cold War Veteran

 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1982, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Photo Album   (More...

 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award


 Unit Assignments
26th Infantry Regiment/1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment1st Infantry Division
  1968-1969, 11B10, 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment/D Company
  1968-1969, 11B10, 1st Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1969 Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (1968-69)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

CPL James William Tuck, Jr, Vietnam Veteran, and native of Bryson City, NC.

Corporal James William Tuck Jr was a casualty of the Vietnam War. As a member of the Army Selective Service and a Draftee, CPL Tuck served our country until February 4th, 1969 in Binh Duong, South Vietnam. He was 20 years old and was married. It was reported that James died from small arms fire or grenade. His body was recovered. CPL Tuck is on panel 33W, line 059 of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. He served our country for less than a year.

He served with Delta Company, 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, "The Blue Spaders" 1st Infantry Division, "The Big Red One".

Service Number:  53758981

He was awarded The Combat Infantryman's Badge(CIB), The Bronze Star Medal, The Army Commendation Medal, The Purple Heart Medal for his combat related wounds, The Vietnam Service Medal, The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Service Medal, The National Defense Service Medal.

CPL Tuck was buried at Swain Memorial Park in Bryson City, North Carolina.  Find A Grave Memorial:





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