Day, Charles Keith


Rank: Specialist 4

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

MOS: 11D – Armor Reconnaissance Specialist

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: 8-Nov-1947

Hometown: Franklin, Ohio

Marital status: Married to Kathy A. Day

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 13-Nov-1967

Start of tour: 6-Jun-1968

Incident date: 11-Jan-1969

Date of casualty: 11-Jan-1969

Age at death: 21

Cause of death: Hostile, Died. Small Arms Fire. Gun or small arms fire.
Thomas Carl Bullard died from wounds received while on combat operation when engaged hostile force in firefight. / Individual on reconnaissance in force mission when engaged hostile force in firefight.

Two Blackhorse troopers died in this incident:
SP4 Thomas Carl Bullard
SP4 Charles Keith Day

Location of fatality: Binh Long, South Vietnam, XT 765 805

Place of interment: Springboro Cemetery, Springboro, Ohio, USA

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 35W 070 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)


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