VIETNAM - BURGOS, JUAN R

Burgos, Juan R

VIETNAM - BURGOS, JUAN R
BURGOS, JUAN R

Rank: Private First Class

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

MOS: 11C – Indirect Fire Infantryman

Awards: 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: 30-Mar-1947

Hometown: New York, New York

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 22-Sep-1966

Start of tour: 14-Jul-1967

Incident date: 14-Dec-1967

Date of casualty: 14-Dec-1967

Age at death: 20

Cause of death: Hostile, Died. Explosive Device. Other explosive device.
Juan R. Burgos died from multiple injuries received while the driver of a military vehicle when vehicle hit a hostile mine, overturning on him.

Location of fatality: Binh Duong, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Cementerio Municipal de Cayey, Cayey, Puerto Rico, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 31E 090 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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