THE SPRINGFIELD 50 PROJECT
Gus Stovall Jr.
School Attended: Elias Brookings School, Springfield, MA School Start Date: 9/6/50 School Attended: William N. DeBerry School, Springfield, MA School Start Date: 9/5/51 School Attended: Buckingham Junior High School, Springfield, MA School Start Date: 9/3/58 School Attended: Trade High School, Springfield, MA School Start Date: 9/6/61 High School Diploma: Yes Diploma Year: 1964 Selective Service Data: SSS Local Board Number: 81 SSS Local Board Location: Springfield, MA SSS Registration Date: 7/26/63 SSS Registrant Description: 5' 9"/140 pounds/black hair/brown eyes Military Service Record: Entry Date: 12/1/65 Entry Mode: Induction Entry Location: Springfield, MA Home Of Record: Springfield, MA Military Branch: Army Military Component: Selective Service Rank: Private Rank Abbrev: PVT Pay Grade: E2 MOS: 11B20 MOS Title: Infantryman MOS Background: Established May 65. MOS still in use Aug 00. 4th char of 2 = E5 skill level. 5th char of O = no extra qualification or SQL. Awards Received: Bronze Star Medal; Purple Heart Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Vietnam Service Medal; Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal; Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation Badges Earned: Combat Infantryman Badge; Marksman Badge with Rifle Bar Length Of Service: 1 year
Southeast Asia Tour Data: Date Tour Commenced: 9/15/66 Major Command: 4th Infantry Division Sub Command 1: 12th Infantry Sub Command 2: 3rd Battalion Sub Command 3: Company A Army Campaign Number: 4th Army Campaign Name: Counteroffensive, Phase II
Casualty Data: Casualty Date: 3/9/67 Casualty Time: 0020 Casualty Age: 21 Casualty Data 1: Hostile Casualty Data 2: Ground Casualty Casualty Data 3: Gun, Small Arms Fire (while on perimeter defense duty) Casualty Province: Phu Yen Province Casualty Country: South Vietnam Casualty Grid Coordinates: CQ 039 723 Casualty Location: Approx. eight miles north of Tuy Hoa, RVN Body: Recovered Burial/Memorial: Burial Location: Oak Grove Cemetery, Springfield, MA Burial Plot Location: Section 3 Grave 935 Burial Date: 3/18/67
Consigned Funeral Home: Henderson Funeral Home, Springfield, MA Escort Name: SP4 John M. Livingston, USA Springfield 50 Casualty Order: 10th Vietnam Veterans Memorial Panel Number: 16E Line Number: 49
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