VIETNAM - CUNNINGHAM, DAVID CARSON

Cunningham, David Carson

VIETNAM - CUNNINGHAM, DAVID CARSON
CUNNINGHAM, DAVID CARSON

Rank: Specialist 4

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

MOS: 11D – Armor Reconnaissance Specialist

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

Note: 3rd platoon

Enlisted by: Selected Service

Date of birth: 23-Aug-1945

Hometown: Fall River Mills, California

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Start of tour: 20-Aug-1966

Incident date: 24-Mar-1967

Date of casualty: 24-Mar-1967

Age at death: 21

Cause of death: Hostile, died while missing. Unknown. Multiple fragmentation wounds.
David Carson Cunningham was passenger in armored personnel carrier on combat operation when vehicle hit a hostile mine.

Location of fatality: Tay Ninh, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Fall River Cemetery, Fall River Mills, California, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 17E 034 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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