VIETNAM - DEMOND, DONALD ALLEN R

Demond, Donald Allen

VIETNAM - DEMOND, DONALD ALLEN R
DEMOND, DONALD ALLEN R

Rank: Private First Class

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

MOS: 11E – Armor Crewman

Awards: Bronze Star 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: Regular

Date of birth: 11-Aug-1951

Hometown: Lansing, Michigan

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 6-May-1969

Start of tour: 7-Oct-1969

Incident date: 30-Nov-1969

Date of casualty: 30-Nov-1969

Age at death: 18

Cause of death: Non-hostile, died of other causes. Vehicle Crash (MC). Vehicle loss or crash.
Donald Allen R. Demond was killed while gunner on a military vehicle on a military mission when vehicle overturned pinning him underneath. / Gunner on Armored Cavalry Assault Vehicle (ACAV) on road march.  The track vehicle locked and vehicle overturned pinning individual underneath.

Location of fatality: Binh Long, South Vietnam, XT 765 865

Place of interment: Lakeview Cemetery, Howell, Michigan, USA

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 15W 009 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)