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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Lance Corporal
Service Years
1966 - 1967
MOS
0311-Rifleman
Home State
Indiana


Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Location
Quang Tri
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Riverside Cemetery - Andrews, Indiana
Wall Coordinates
Panel 19E Line 021/plot 2379
May 03, 1967
Service to 1967
Echo Co, 2nd Bn, 3rd Marine Regiment (2/3)
Echo Co, 2nd Bn, 3rd Marine Regiment (2/3)
Rank
Lance Corporal
Location
Quang Tri Province - Vietnam
MOS
0311-Rifleman
Comments
Comments Pending
1966 - 1967
Purple Heart
Criteria
The Purple Heart may be awarded to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving under competent authority in any capacity with one of the Armed Forces, has been wounded, kill... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1967
Combat Action Ribbon
Criteria
The Combat Action Ribbon is a personal decoration awarded to members of the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard (when operating under the control of the Navy) in the grade of captain (or colonel in th... More
Description
Description Pending
1967
Navy Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft... More
Description
Description Pending
1967
Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal
Criteria
The Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal is awarded on a selective basis to enlisted members in the Regular Marine Corps or Marine Corps Reserve to recognize good behavior and faithful service in the U.S. ... More
Comments
The Good Conduct Medal is awarded posthumously to any enlisted service member killed in the line of duty.
1967
Vietnam Service Medal
Criteria
The Vietnam Service Medal was awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who served at any time between July 4, 1965, and March 28, 1973, in Vietnam or its contiguous waters or airspa... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1967
Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation
Criteria
The Republic of Vietnam Meritorious Unit Citation (Gallantry Cross Colors) was authorized to be worn by units individually cited for service in military operations in support of the government of Sout... More
Description
Description Pending
1967
Vietnam Civil Actions Unit Citation
Criteria
The unit citation of the Republic of Vietnam Civil Actions Medal was awarded certain units by the Vietnamese government for meritorious service during the period 1 March 1961 to 28 March 1974.
Description
Description Pending
1967
Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal
Criteria
This medal is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who: 1. Served for 6 months in South Vietnam during the period 1 Mar 61 and 28 Mar 73; or 2. Served outside the geographical l... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1967
Khe Sanh Combat Base
Description
Khe Sanh Combat Base was a United States Marine Corps outpost in South Vietnam used during the Vietnam War. The airstrip was built in September 1962. Fighting began there in late April 1967 with the h... More
1967 - 1967
Operation Prairie II
Description
Feb 1 – Mar 18; 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marines, 1st Battalion, 9th Marines, 3rd Battalion, 9th Marines and 2nd Battalion... More
1967 - 1967
Operation Beau Diddly
Description
April 22, 1967; 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines and Swift Boat amphibious operation in the I Corps ATZ.
1967 - 1967
Battle of Khe Sanh (Hill Fights)
Description
On 24 April 1967, a patrol from Bravo Company became engaged with a NVA force of unknown size north of Hill 861. This action prematurely triggered a North Vietnamese offensive aimed at taking Khe Sanh... More
1967 - 1967
Operation Beacon Star
Description
Apr 26 – May 12; 3rd Marine Division operation in the Quảng Trị Province, vicinity of Khe Sanh.

The target area for Beacon Star was a major VC stronghold and supply area along the border of Quang Tn
... More
1967 - 1967
Camp Carroll
Description
Camp Carroll was a United States Marine Corps artillery base during the Vietnam War. It was located 8 km southwest of the town of Cam Lo. Camp Carroll was also at the centroid of a large arc of the st... More
1966 - 1967
Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)
Description
This campaign was from 1 July 1966 to 31 May 1967. United States operations after 1 July 1966 were a continuation of the earlier counteroffensive campaign. Recognizing the interdependence of political... More
1966 - 1967
Operation Prairie
Description
Operation Prairie (August 3 – January 31, 1967) was a military operation in northern South Vietnam. Its job was to eliminating North Vietnamese Army forces south of the DMZ.

1st Battalion, 3rd Marine
... More
1966 - 1967
1st Infantry Training Regiment
1st Infantry Training Regiment
Rank
Private
Location
Oneco - Florida
MOS
0300-Basic Infantryman
Comments
Comments Pending
1966 - 1966
Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC), 260
School
Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC)
Platoon
260
Comments
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1966
National Defense Service Medal (2001-Present))
Criteria
The National Defense Service Medal is awarded for honorable active service as a member of the Armed Forces during the Korean War, Vietnam War, the war against Iraq in the Persian Gulf, and for service... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1966
Service from 1966

 
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