Bailey, Allen Charles, LCpl

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Last Rank
Lance Corporal
Last Primary MOS
0331-Machine Gunner
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Primary Unit
1965-1966, 0331, 1st Marine Division, I MEF
Service Years
1963 - 1966

Lance Corporal

 
 

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 Personal Details 

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Home State
Nebraska
Nebraska
Year of Birth
1945
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Omaha
Last Address
Omaha

Casualty Date
Mar 04, 1966
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Quang Ngai (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Westlawn-Hillcrest Memorial Park - Omaha, Nebraska
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Panel 05E Line 099/Sunset Section G Site 6

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Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified]
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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Vietnam War/Defense Campaign (1965)
From Month/Year
March / 1965
To Month/Year
December / 1965

Description
This campaign was 8 March to 24 December 1965. During this campaign the U.S. objective was to hold off the enemy while gaining time needed to build base camps and logistical facilities. The U.S. also attempted to consolidate its ground operations more efficiently. For this purpose, it organized the U.S. Army Vietnam (USARV). U.S. support in the I Corps tactical zone, composed of five northernmost provinces, was to be primarily a Marine Corps responsibility; the U.S. Army was to operate mainly in the II and III Corps tactical zones which comprised the Central highlands, adjacent coastal regions, and the area around Saigon; and ARVN troops were to retain primary responsibility for the Delta region of the IV Corps.

On 19 October 1965. three VC regiments totaling 6,000 men attacked a Civil Irregular Defense Group (CIDG) - U.S. Special Forces at Plei Me, near the entrance to the Ia Drang Valley, in what purported to be the start of a thrust to cut the country in half.

With the assistance of massive air strikes, elements of the newly arrived 1st Cavalry Division thwarted the enemy in a battle that lasted nearly a month and included several engagements. The Ia Drang Valley action was the costliest in terms of casualties to date. The successful defense of the region improved security in and around the Central Highlands and raised the morale of the soldiers involved.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Month/Year
March / 1965
To Month/Year
December / 1965
 
Last Updated:
Mar 16, 2020
   
Personal Memories
   
Units Participated in Operation

7th Marine Regiment

HHC, 1st Cavalry Division Sustainment Brigade

4th Marine Regiment

2nd Bn, 1st Marine Regiment (2/1), 1st Marine Regiment

1st Bn, 1st Marine Regiment (1/1), 1st Marine Regiment

2nd LAAM Bn, 3rd MAW

3rd Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (3/7)

2nd Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (2/7)

HMM-165

3rd Combat Engineer Bn

HMM-161

3rd Amtrac Bn

VMGR-152

L Co, 3rd Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (3/7)

VMA-214

3rd Marine Division

 
My Photos From This Battle or Operation
No Available Photos

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  • Adame sr, Victor, Cpl
  • Adams, Ron, Sgt, (1964-1970)
  • Adams, Roy, Sgt, (1957-1966)
  • Aguilar, Andrew, 1stSgt, (1962-1970)
  • Alexander, Christopher, Sgt, (1963-1967)
  • Allen, Frank, LCpl, (1965-1968)
  • Allen, Richard, Cpl, (1965-1969)
  • Amedeo, Dominick, LCpl, (1963-1965)
  • Andersen, Robert, SSgt, (1964-1974)
  • Anderson, Mark, Pvt, (1964-1968)
  • Anderson, Robert, Cpl, (1964-1968)
  • Anderson, Robert, Sgt
  • Andrews, Bob, SSgt, (1964-1981)
  • Arceneaux, Arthur J, LtCol, (1944-1965)
  • Arnold, John, LCpl, (1966-1969)
  • Arthur, S. J., Sgt, (1964-1968)
  • Atkins, Kerry, Sgt, (1963-1967)
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  • Avery, Frederick A, MGySgt, (1945-1968)
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  • Baird, James, MGySgt, (1955-2005)
  • Balkcom, Jimmy, 1stSgt, (1963-1985)
  • Ballard, Carl, Sgt, (1964-1970)
  • BAMERT, BOB, PFC, (1961-1967)
  • Barber, Jerry, Sgt, (1963-1967)
  • Barchuk, George, 1stSgt, (1964-1984)
  • Barnes, Mike, Sgt, (1964-1972)
  • Barnhart, Glenn, Pvt, (1963-1967)
  • Barnum, Harvey C, Col, (1961-1989)
  • Barron, Raymond, SgtMaj, (1962-1997)
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