Allison, Sam Stephen


Rank: Specialist 4

Unit: Headquarters & Headquarters Troop, 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 91B – Medical Specialist

Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, Army Commendation Medal with Valor Device, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

Badges: Combat Medical Badge

Unit awards: Valorous Unit Award, Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Start of tour: 22-Nov-1967

Note: Medic Attached to E Troop, 2/11 ACR

Enlisted by: Regular

Date of birth: 2-Sep-1948

Hometown: Abilene, Texas

Next of Kin: Married to Helen G. Allison

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Incident date: 9-Jul-1968

Date of casualty: 9-Jul-1968

Age at death: 19

Cause of death: Hostile, Died. Grenade. Multiple fragmentation wounds. Individual died from wound received while on combat operation when hostile force was engaged in firefight.

Location of fatality: Hua Nghia, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Elmwood Memorial Park, Abilene, Texas, USA

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 52W 004 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)