Cutler, Donald Earl


Rank: Private First Class

Unit: L Troop, 3rd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 11B – Infantryman

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

Badges: Combat Infantryman Badge

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

Enlisted by: Regular

Date of birth: 20-Dec-1944

Hometown: Marion, Indiana

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 21-Dec-1961

Start of tour: 6-Apr-1967

Incident date: 3-Sep-1967

Date of casualty: 3-Sep-1967

Age at death: 22

Cause of death: Non-hostile, died of other causes. Other Accident. Other accident.
Donald Earl Cutler was getting ready to go to sleep inside of an armored personnel carrier when he was hit by metal fragments from a friendly claymore mine which accidentally detonated inside the vehicle.

Location of fatality: South Vietnam

Place of interment: Grant Memorial Park, Marion, Indiana, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 25E 091 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)


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