VIETNAM - ARNOLD, GEORGE DALE

Arnold, George Dale

VIETNAM - ARNOLD, GEORGE DALE
ARNOLD, GEORGE DALE

Rank: Staff Sergeant

Unit: D Company, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 11E – Armor Crewman

Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

Badges: Combat Infantryman Badge

Unit awards: Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Regular

Date of birth: 30-Aug-1935

Hometown: Waynesville, Ohio

Marital status: Married to Connie S. Arnold, one son, one daughter

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 20-Jan-1955

Start of tour: 20-Aug-1966

Incident date: 1-Mar-1967

Date of casualty: 1-Mar-1967

Age at death: 31

Cause of death: Hostile, Died. Unknown. Misadventure.
George Dale Arnold was a  passenger on a tank during combat operation when the tank hit a tree causing the tree to strike him.

Location of fatality: Tay Ninh, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Miami Valley Memory Gardens, Springboro, Ohio, USA

View this soldier‘s Find a Grave page (opens in a new window)

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 15E 124 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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