VIETNAM - DETERS, DAVID STEPHEN

Deters, David Stephen

VIETNAM - DETERS, DAVID STEPHEN
DETERS, DAVID STEPHEN

Rank: Second Lieutenant

Unit: Howitzer Battery, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 1193 – Field Artillery Unit Commander

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

Unit awards: Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Note: Forward Observer attached to E Troop, 2/11 ACR

Enlisted by: Reserve

Date of birth: 19-Oct-1945

Hometown: Bowling Green, Missouri

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 4-Jan-1968

Start of tour: 2-Jun-1969

Incident date: 12-Aug-1969

Date of casualty: 12-Aug-1969

Age at death: 23

Cause of death: Hostile, Died. Artillery/Mortar/Rocket. Artillery, rocket, or mortar.
David Stephen Deters was killed while in base camp when the area came under attack by a hostile force. / At base camp when came under hostile rocket attack.

Location of fatality: Binh Long, South Vietnam, XU 730 070

Place of interment: Saint Clement Cemetery, Saint Clement, Missouri, USA

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

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 19W 012 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

The owner of this website has made a commitment to accessibility and inclusion, please report any problems that you encounter using the contact form on this website. This site uses the WP ADA Compliance Check plugin to enhance accessibility.