Arveseth, Brent Larsen


Rank: Specialist 4

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

MOS: 11D – Armor Reconnaissance Specialist

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: Selected Service

Date of birth: 24-Jan-1949

Hometown: Salt Lake City, Utah

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 20-Mar-1968

Start of tour: 18-Aug-1968

Incident date: 19-Jul-1969

Date of casualty: 19-Jul-1969

Age at death: 20

Cause of death: Hostile, Died. Small Arms Fire. Gun or small arms fire.
Brent Larsen Arveseth was killed while a crew member of a military vehicle on a combat operation when a hostile force was encountered. / Gunner on Armored Cavalry Assault Vehicle (ACAV) on security mission when engaged hostile force in firefight.

Location of fatality: Binh Long, South Vietnam, XT 742 791

Place of interment: Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery, Sandy, Utah, USA

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 20W 017 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)