VIETNAM - EMBREY, DAVID NORMAN

Embrey, David Norman

VIETNAM - EMBREY, DAVID NORMAN
EMBREY, DAVID NORMAN

Rank: Sergeant

Unit: F Troop, 2nd 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: Valorous Unit Award, Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Selected Service

Date of birth: 29-Aug-1945

Hometown: Rockfish, Virginia

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: Unknown

Start of tour: 8-Dec-1967

Incident date: 22-Aug-1968

Date of casualty: 22-Aug-1968

Age at death: 22

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Small Arms Fire. Gun or small arms fire.
David Norman Embrey died from wound received while commander of military vehicle on combat operation when encountered hostile force.

Location of fatality: Binh Long, South Vietnam, XU 738 128*

Place of interment: Rock Spring Cemetery, Faber, Virginia, USA

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 47W 027 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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