Anderson, Melvin Wallace

VIETNAM - ANDERSON, MELVIN WALLACE
ANDERSON, MELVIN WALLACE

Rank: Private First Class

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

MOS: 11D – Armor Reconnaissance Specialist

Awards: National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

Unit awards: Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Start of tour: 20-Aug-1966

Enlisted by: Selected Service

Date of birth: 19-Jul-1945

Hometown: Littlefork, Minnesota

Next of Kin: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Incident date: 1-Dec-1966

Date of casualty: 1-Dec-1966

Age at death: 21

Location of fatality: South Vietnam

Place of interment: Oakley Cemetery, Littlefork, Minnesota, USA

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 12E 131 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)