VIETNAM - CANN, DOUGLAS ALLEN

Cann, Douglas Allen

VIETNAM - CANN, DOUGLAS ALLEN
CANN, DOUGLAS ALLEN

Rank: Specialist 4

Unit: H Company, 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 63C – General Vehicle Repairman

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

Unit awards: Valorous Unit Award, Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Regular

Date of birth: 25-Apr-1948

Hometown: Carlisle, Massachusetts

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 25-Nov-1966

Start of tour: 1-Aug-1967

Incident date: 2-Jul-1968

Date of casualty: 2-Jul-1968

Age at death: 20

Cause of death: Hostile, Died. Small Arms Fire. Gun or small arms fire.
Douglas Allen Cann died from wounds received while on combat operation when engaged hostile force in firefight.

Location of fatality: Binh Duong, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Green Cemetery, Carlisle, Massachusetts, USA

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 54W 035 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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