VIETNAM - DAVIDSON, THOMAS JAMES

Davidson, Thomas James

VIETNAM - DAVIDSON, THOMAS JAMES
DAVIDSON, THOMAS JAMES

Rank: Platoon Sergeant

Unit: M Company, 3rd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 11D – Armor Reconnaissance Specialist

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

Unit awards: Presidential Unit Citation, Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Regular

Date of birth: 4-Apr-1933

Hometown: Wakefield, Michigan

Marital status: Married to Hazel Davidson, one son, one daughter

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: Unknown

Start of tour: 2-Mar-1968

Incident date: 23-Apr-1968

Date of casualty: 23-Apr-1968

Age at death: 35

Cause of death: Non-hostile, died of other causes. Other Accident. Accidental homicide.
Thomas James Davidson died from gunshot wound received while in base camp standing in front of tank when machine gun on tank accidentally discharged.

Location of fatality: Binh Duong, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Fort Knox Post Cemetery, Fort Knox, Kentucky, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 51E 038 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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