Adams, Ronald Wyatt, PFC

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Last Rank
Private 1st Class
Last Primary MOS
0311-Rifleman
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 0311, 1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5)/D Co
Service Years
1967 - 1968

Private 1st Class

 
 

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Home State
Colorado
Colorado
Year of Birth
1947
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Arvada
Last Address
Arvada, Colorado

Casualty Date
Jan 23, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Thua Thien (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
35E 013/Burial Unknown

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 Unit Assignments
5th Marine Regiment/1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5)5th Marine Regiment/1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5)
  1967-1968, 0311, 5th Marine Regiment/1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5)
  1967-1968, 0311, 1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5)/D Co
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1963-1973 Vietnam War
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)/Operation Onslow
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)/Operation Auburn II
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
SQUAD ENGAGEMENT, HWY QL-1 8 KM SOUTH OF CAPE CHON MAY 19680123
UTM grid reference is AU805009

From 1st battalion 5th Marines after action report. at 2130 hours the squad patrol was 50 meters from their amush site vicinity of Highway 1 km south of Cape Chon May when they recived small arms fire. Pfc Ronald Adams was killed in action during the firefight from small arms fire.
   
Comments/Citation
Service number 2373652
Tour start date 12/09/1967
   
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