VIETNAM - CRUZ, FRANK BRYAN

Cruz, Frank Bryan

VIETNAM - CRUZ, FRANK BRYAN
CRUZ, FRANK BRYAN

Rank: Private First Class

Unit: A Troop, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 11B – Infantryman

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: 19-Nov-1947

Hometown: Detroit, Michigan

Marital status: Never Married

Entered service: 5-Dec-1966

Start of tour: 27-May-1967

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Incident date: 27-Jul-1967

Date of casualty: 27-Jul-1967

Age at death: 19

Cause of death: Hostile, Died. Explosive Device. Other explosive device.
Frank Bryan Cruz died as the result of metal fragment wound received while passenger in military vehicle when vehicle struck a hostile mine.

Location of fatality: Unknown, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Saint Hedwig Cemetery, Dearborn Heights, Michigan, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 24E 005 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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