Watkins, Reginald Alvin, SGT

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1965-1965, 11B10, HHC, 1st Cavalry Division
Service Years
1959 - 1965
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate


Two Service Stripes

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

Casualty Date
Nov 15, 1965
Hostile, Died
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Vietnam, South (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Raleigh National Cemetery - Raleigh, North Carolina
Wall/Plot Coordinates
03E 063

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1965, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry (Airmobile) 1st Cavalry Division
  1965-1965, 11B10, HHC, 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry (Airmobile)
  1965-1965, 11B10, HHC, 1st Cavalry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1965-1965 Vietnam War/Defense Campaign (1965)
  1965-1965 Vietnam War/Defense Campaign (1965)/Operation Silver Bayonet I - Battle of the Ia Drang
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

SGT Reginald Alvin Watkins, Vietnam Veteran, Native of Charlotte, NC.

Sergeant Reginald Alvin Watkins was a casualty of the Vietnam War. As a member of the Army, SGT Watkins served our country until November 15th, 1965 in South Vietnam. He was 25 years old and was married. It was reported that Reginald died from multiple fragmentation wounds from a mine. His body was recovered. Reginald was born on April 30th, 1940 in Charlotte, North Carolina. SGT Watkins is on panel 03E, line 063 of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. He served our country for 6 years.

He is the Husband of Mrs Mae R Watkins, 1118 Oaklawn Avenue, Charlotte, NC. Son of Mr Leroy J and Mrs Amelia Watkins, 1514 McCall Street, Charlotte, NC.

He served with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division,(AMBL), USARV.

He was awarded The Combat Infantryman's Badge(CIB), The Bronze Star 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 and The Good Conduct Medal(s).
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