Adduci, John Joseph


Rank: Specialist 4

Unit: L Troop, 3rd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 11D – Armor Reconnaissance Specialist

Awards: Bronze Star Medal with Valor Device, Purple Heart Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

Badges: Combat Infantryman Badge

Unit awards: Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Start of tour: 10-Jan-1969

Enlisted by: Selected Service

Date of birth: 28-Nov-1947

Hometown: Downers Grove, Illinois

Next of Kin: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Incident date: 24-Nov-1969

Date of casualty: 24-Nov-1969

Age at death: 21

Cause of death: Hostile, Died. Grenade. Multiple fragmentation wounds. Individual was killed while commander of a military vehicle on a combat operation when a hostile force was encountered.

Location of fatality: Phuoc Long, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery, Hillside, Illinois, USA

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 16W 113 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)