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Amherstís Fallen From The Vietnam War 


Personal Data:               

Birth Date:  April 23, 1943

Birth Place:  Northampton, Massachusetts

Race:  Caucasian

Religion:  Protestant - No Preference

U.S. Citizen:  Yes

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Marital Status:  Single

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Military Service Record: 

Service Dates:  

Enlisted September 25, 1967 to October 19, 1967 U.S. Army Reserve (inactive)
Enlisted October 20, 1967 to August 21, 1968 U.S. Army
Commissioned August 22, 1968 to May 25, 1968 U.S. Army

Entry Mode:  Enlistment

Entry Location:

Home of Record:  Amherst, Massachusetts

Service Branch:  Army                                 

Service Component:  Reserve                      

Rank:  Second Lieutenant

Rank Abbrev:  2LT   

Pay Grade:  O1        

MOS:  1542               

MOS Title:  Infantry Unit Commander

Duty Performed:  Platoon Leader

Awards Received:  

Silver Star Medal; Bronze Star Medal; Purple Heart Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Vietnam Service Medal with one bronze star; Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm; National Order of Vietnam, Fifth Class; Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

Badges Earned:  

Combat Infantryman Badge; Sharpshooter Badge with Rifle Bar; Marksman Badge with Auto Rifle Bar

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Southeast Asia Tour Data: 

Date Tour Commenced: April 5, 1969

Major Command:  Americal Division            

Land Assignment:

   Brigade:  196th Infantry Brigade

Regiment:  1st Infantry

Battalion:  2nd Battalion                         

Company:  A Company

Casualty Data: 

Casualty Date:  May 26, 1969

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Casualty Age:  26

Casualty Data 1: Hostile, Died of Wounds (received in action on May 24, 1969)     

Casualty Data 2:  Gun, Small Arms Fire       

Casualty Data 3:  Ground Casualty               

Casualty Province:  Quang Tin

Casualty Country:  South Vietnam               

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Body Recovered:  Yes                                                        


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Vietnam Veterans Memorial Panel Number:  24W  Line Number:  110


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