VIETNAM - DAIGLE, JAMES CHARLES

Daigle, James Charles

VIETNAM - DAIGLE, JAMES CHARLES
DAIGLE, JAMES CHARLES

Rank: Staff Sergeant

Unit: H Company, 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 11E – Armor Crewman

Awards: Bronze Star Medal with Valor Device and Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

Badges: Combat Infantryman Badge

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

Enlisted by: Regular

Date of birth: 9-Apr-1949

Hometown: Hull, Massachusetts

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 7-Jun-1966

Start of tour: 21-Jul-1969

Incident date: 14-May-1970

Date of casualty: 14-May-1970

Age at death: 21

Cause of death: Hostile, Died. Unknown. Other causes.
James Charles Daigle was killed while commander of a military vehicle on a combat operation when a hostile force was encountered. / Track commander on M-48 tank on reconnaissance mission.  Engaged hostile force in firefight.

Two Blackhorse troopers died in this incident:
SP4 Richard Savage Cunningham
SSG James Charles Daigle

Location of fatality: Cambodia, XU 785 395

Place of interment: Mount Wollaston Cemetery, Quincy, Massachusetts, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 10W 040 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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