Cutler, Richard Allen


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: 6-Jun-1948

Hometown: Sherrard, Illinois

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 5-Feb-1969

Start of tour: 30-Jun-1969

Incident date: 21-Jul-1969

Date of casualty: 21-Jul-1969

Age at death: 21

Cause of death: Hostile, Died. Explosive Device. Other explosive device.
Richard Allen Cutler  was killed while gunner on a military vehicle on a combat operation when the vehicle struck a mine. / Gunner on armored cavalry assault vehicle (ACAV) on reconnaissance in force mission.  Vehicle hit hostile mine.

Location of fatality: Binh Duong, South Vietnam, XT 630 340

Place of interment: Cable Cemetery, Cable, Illinois, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 20W 028 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)


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