Avery, Allen James, PFC

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Last Rank
Private 1st Class
Last Primary MOS
0311-Rifleman
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Primary Unit
1965-1966, 0311, C Co, 1st Bn, 3rd Marine Regiment (1/3)
Service Years
1964 - 1966

Private 1st Class

 
 

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 Personal Details 


Home State
Iowa
Iowa
Year of Birth
1946
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Sumner
Last Address
Sumner

Casualty Date
Feb 14, 1966
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Quang Nam (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Union Mound Cemetery - Sumner, Iowa
Wall/Plot Coordinates
05E 031

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1964, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA), 177
 Unit Assignments
1st Bn, 3rd Marine Regiment (1/3)
  1965-1966, 0311, C Co, 1st Bn, 3rd Marine Regiment (1/3)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1965-1965 Vietnam War/Defense Campaign (1965)
  1965-1965 Vietnam War/Defense Campaign (1965)/Operation Blast Out
  1965-1965 Vietnam War/Defense Campaign (1965)/Operation Midnight
  1966-1966 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Campaign (1965-66)/Operation Mallard
  1966-1966 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)1
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
AMTRAC HITS MINE 5 KM W-SW OF NAM-O BRIDGE 19660214
UTM grid reference is AT895825
Pfc Allen Avery was killed in action during operation Mallard when the amtrac he was in hit a mine in the Vicinity of Da Nang.
   
Comments/Citation
Service number 2115027
   
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