VIETNAM - BAILEY, GEORGE LEROY

Bailey, George Leroy

VIETNAM - BAILEY, GEORGE LEROY
BAILEY, GEORGE LEROY

Rank: Specialist 5

Unit: G Troop, 2nd 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: Regular

Date of birth: 25-Oct-1946

Hometown: New Sharon, Maine

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 31-Oct-1966

Start of tour: 13-Aug-1968

Incident date: 30-Dec-1968

Date of casualty: 30-Dec-1968

Age at death: 22

Cause of Death: Hostile, Died. Killed In Action. Other explosive device. Explosive Device.
George Leroy Bailey died from wounds received while on combat operation when a hostile booby trap detonated.

Location of fatality: Binh Duong, South Vietnam, XT 808 372

Place of interment: New Sharon Village Cemetery, New Sharon, Maine, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 35W 007 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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