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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Service Years
1959 - 1969
NEC
GMG-0000-Gunner's Mate Guns
Home State
North Carolina
GMG-Gunner's Mate G (Guns)


Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Misadventure
Location
Chua Doc (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Friendship UM and Fallston Baptist Church Cemetery - Fallston, North Carolina
Wall Coordinates
W16 055
Nov 10, 1969
Service to 1969
River Division 514 (RIVDIV-514), River Squadron 51 (RIVRON 51)
River Division 514 (RIVDIV-514), River Squadron 51 (RIVRON 51)
Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
NEC
GMG-0000-Gunner's Mate Guns
Comments
Comments Pending
GMG-Gunner's Mate G (Guns)
1969 - 1969
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
1969
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
1969
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
Description
Description Pending
1969
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
Description
Description Pending
1969
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
Description
Description Pending
1969
Vietnam War/Vietnam Winter-Spring 1970 Campaign
Description
This Campaign period was from 1 November 1969 to 30 April 1970. The generally good performance of the Vietnamese Navy during the allied sweep into Cambodia motivated the transfer of significant operat... More
1969 - 1969
Navy Good Conduct Medal
Criteria
The Navy Good Conduct Medal (NGCM) is a decoration presented by the United States Navy to recognize members who have completed three years of honorable service. Medals awarded before January 1, 1996 r... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1967
Navy Good Conduct Medal
Criteria
The Navy Good Conduct Medal (NGCM) is a decoration presented by the United States Navy to recognize members who have completed three years of honorable service. Medals awarded before January 1, 1996 r... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1963
Service from 1959

 
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