Cunningham, Donnie Lee


Rank: Sergeant

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

MOS: 11C – Indirect Fire Infantryman

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

Unit awards: Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Selected Service

Date of birth: 4-Mar-1950

Hometown: Gideon, Missouri

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 5-Nov-1969

Start of tour: 25-Oct-1970

Incident date: 18-Nov-1970

Date of casualty: 18-Nov-1970

Age at death: 20

Cause of death: Non-hostile, died of other causes. Vehicle Crash (MC). Vehicle loss or crash.
Donnie Lee Cunningham was killed while the commander of a military vehicle on a military mission when the vehicle went off the road and overturned. / Track commander on mortar carrier. Vehicle went off road and turned over.

Location of fatality: Phuoc Long, South Vietnam, YU 185 145

Place of interment: Stanfield Cemetery, Clarkton, Missouri, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 06W 067 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)


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